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Web2point 0 Storytelling At University Of Puget Sound August 2008

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These exercises are intended for small groups, carved out of the UPS Web 2.0 storytelling workshop participants.

Some of the references made during the class are tagged at delicious with tag "upsdst2008" here.


Pick one of these and explore: Pepys Diary, Chambers' Book of Days, Project 1968, Experiences of an English Soldier, The Natural History of Selborne. What kinds of curricular materials could work in these formats?
Harry Velez - FL200 - Student Blogs http://www2.ups.edu/faculty/velez/blogsfl200.htm
Rhodes College - Student / Administrative Office Blogs http://connect.rhodes.edu/blog
Ames Plantation Excavation http://amesproject.wordpress.com/

Dolen's Blog: http://dolen.blogspot.com

 Dolen's previous class blog:  http://english383.blogspot.com/
Leah - PostSecret Blog: http://postsecret.blogspot.com (secrets gone digital)


Go to this Twitter account (pw = narrate). Pick first-person or third-, then start writing the character.
Go to this Twitter account (pw = Athena). Pick first-person or third-, then start writing the character.


Go to this Flickr image. Consider the setting as a story prompt. What is happening? What is going to emerge from it? Write comments there.
Read "Dominoe".



Read "Into the Storm". How is this different from a classic Powerpoint stack?

Tayari Jones' Wordle of her fiction: http://www.tayarijones.com/blog/archives/2008/06/is_this_procras_1.html


Go to one page (group one and two, group three and four and follow instructions, if any. You may also return here to comment.

Web video

Check out Connect With I. How does it manage to present just enough information to keep the audience going?

FYI: web 2.0 in a 4min video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6gmP4nk0EOE


lonelygirl15. Where to begin? Start with the YouTube channel and try to figure out the outlines of the whole project. To be helpful, here's a link to the first video.
2009: A True Story. main site, YouTube channel, MySpace

Finding Web 2.0

Tagging and Social Bookmarking

List of groups: Group One


Group Two


Group Three


Group Four


Group Five


Group Six


Group Seven


Navigation help:

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