Week 1: January 16 – 22
Review of course objectives, readings, assignments, and grading. An introduction to new media history and theory through a broad timeline of 250 years of historical precedence and pioneering work and ideologies by multimedia artists and scientists. We will review the OSS Getting Started Tutorial
for Students, exploring specific techniques and strategies for online research and documentation. In order to work collectively in the OSS Website, we will cover a range of practices for working in the WordPress multi-site. Each student will learn techniques for organizing their work, designing their site, customizing the interface, and making creative use of the OSS database for the creation of collective narrative forms. We will establish user accounts in WordPress and social media sites, and discuss ...
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