Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Open source

PowerPoint presentation

Skills: none
IT concepts: open source, copyright, license, the impact of open source software and content

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Demonstration: transparency and layers

I use this module to demonstrate transparency and layers.

I combine the five input images to create three compound images.

It also introduces the magic wand tool for selecting irregular regions of an image.

PowerPoint presentation

Skills:  selecting irregular shapes using the Magic Wand tool, work with layered images, create images with transparent regions
Concepts:  Image layers, transparency


Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Google hangouts

PowerPoint presentation

Skills: use Google hangouts
Concepts: hangout use cases, processing and communication speed requirements

Assignment

Monday, September 30, 2013

Communication link speed


Powerpoint presentation

Skills: none
Concepts: unit of measure, rate, amount of data, communication speed, asymmetrical link, ping time

Assignment

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Communities of common interest

PowerPoint presentation

Skills: Use Google Plus communities
Concepts: Computer mediated communities of common interest

Assignment
Assignment

Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Using Google Drive/Docs

PowerPoint presentation

Skills: use Google Drive/Docs
Concepts: we download and run programs inside our Web clients, wire-frame diagram, user interface, collaboration

Assignment

Thursday, August 22, 2013

How does an online survey work?


PowerPoint presentation

Skills: none
Concepts: client, server, service, upload, download, client-server application, Internet, hardware, software

Assignment

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Current event: Petitioning the Whitehouse

The people petitioned the Whitehouse to make unlocking cell phones legal and the Whitehouse responded rapidly. This can be used for a discussion of the political implications of the Internet or, more generally, of the wisdom of the crowd. It can also be used as an example of a politician using a new medium in new ways or, more generally, of using new media in new ways.

PowerPoint presentation (2 slides plus meta data and links to resources)