Monday, February 1, 2010

Due on Wednesday

For next class, a reading assignment and brief response:

1. Read the below article, which uses the story we discussed in class as a jumping-off point:

2. Write a short paper answering these questions (in response to the story and the linked reading):

a. List three ways in which reading on the internet is different than reading from a book.

b. How is the web-reading experience "non-linear"? And how does linear thinking differ from non-linear thinking?

c. In what way does non-linear reading invite us to be the "author" of texts that we read, even if we didn't in fact write those texts?

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