Recent Changes

Monday, May 11

  1. page Media Kits edited Media Kits for Magazine Activity ... kit is the magazine's a magazine publisher's way of A…

    Media Kits for Magazine Activity
    ...
    kit is the magazine'sa magazine publisher's way of
    A media kit generally contains 3 parts:
    Demographics: Statistics of their readers. These can be very wide open, from their sex (male or female) to whether or not they believe they are "free thinkers." These are displayed generally as percentages of their whole circulation number, which is also included in these statistics.
    (view changes)
    3:08 pm
  2. page Actionplan edited ... Outline of Lesson Introduction to the Lesson (five minutes) ... created by RayBan, Ray-B…
    ...
    Outline of Lesson
    Introduction to the Lesson (five minutes)
    ...
    created by RayBan,Ray-Ban, though there
    After showing the video, ask the following or similar questions and allow some time for conversation:
    "What is that video about?"
    (view changes)
    2:24 pm
  3. page PrintMedia edited Have you seen this video before? What's it about? What do you think about it? What's the differe…
    Have you seen this video before?
    What's it about? What do you think about it?
    What's the difference between the two screenshots below?
    {myspace1.tiff}
    {myspace2.tiff}
    Have you heard about this Firefox Plug-in?

    What about this video? What is the goal of this video?
    2. Authority of Web Documents
    Who published the document and is it separate from the "Webmaster?"
    Check the domain of the document, what institution publishes this document?
    Does the publisher list his or her qualifications?
    Authority
    What credentials are listed for the author(s)?
    Where is the document published? Check URL domain.
    3. Objectivity of Web Documents
    What goals/objectives does this page meet?
    How detailed is the information?
    What opinions (if any) are expressed by the author?
    Objectivity
    Determine if page is a mask for advertising; if so information might be biased.
    View any Web page as you would an infommercial on television. Ask yourself why was this written and for whom?
    4. Currency of Web Documents
    When was it produced?
    When was it updated?
    How up-to-date are the links (if any)?
    Currency* How many dead links are on the page?
    Are the links current or updated regularly?
    Is the information on the page outdated?
    5. Coverage of the Web Documents
    Are the links (if any) evaluated and do they complement the documents theme?
    Is it all images or a balance of text and images?
    Is the information presented cited correctly?
    Coverage
    * If page requires special software to view the information, how much are you missing if you don’t have the software?
    Is it free, or is there a fee, to obtain the information?
    Is there an option for text only, or frames, or a suggested browser for better viewing?
    Putting it all together* Accuracy. If your page lists the author and institution that published the page and provides a way of contacting him/her, and . . .
    Authority. If your page lists the author credentials and its domain is preferred (.edu, .gov, .org, or .net), and . . .
    Objectivity. If your page provides accurate information with limited advertising and it is objective in presenting the information, and . . .
    Currency. If your page is current and updated regularly (as stated on the page) and the links (if any) are also up-to-date, and . . .
    Coverage. If you can view the information properly—not limited to fees, browser technology, or software requirement, then . . .
    You may have a higher quality Web page that could be of value to your research!

    (view changes)
    2:23 pm
  4. page Standards edited New York State Learning Standards (http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/nysatl/standards.html) Social S…

    New York State Learning Standards
    (http://www.emsc.nysed.gov/nysatl/standards.html)
    Social Studies Standard 4: Economics
    Students will use a variety of intellectual skills to demonstrate their understanding of how the United States and other societies develop economic systems and associated institutions to allocate scarce resources, how major decision-making units function in the United States and other national economies, and how an economy solves the scarcity problem through market and nonmarket mechanisms.
    ...
    b. Works effectively in small groups or teams.
    ACRL Information Literacy Standards for Anthropology & Sociology
    (http://www.ala.org/ala/mgrps/divs/acrl/standards/anthro_soc_standards.cfm)
    1.3 Identify a variety of formats and sources in which anthropological and sociological information may appear.
    a. Describes how information used in anthropology and sociology is formally and informally produced and disseminated.
    (view changes)
  5. page Bibliography edited ... Duffy, R. K. (1994). Magazine Ads and You, the Teenager. Retrieved from The Educator's Referen…
    ...
    Duffy, R. K. (1994). Magazine Ads and You, the Teenager. Retrieved from The Educator's Reference Desk: http://www.eduref.org/cgi-bin/printlessons.cgi/Virtual/Lessons/Health/Consumer_Health/COH0003.html
    Goble, R. (2009). Making Curriculum Pop. Retrieved May 3, 2009, from Making Curriculum Pop Ning: http://mcpopmb.ning.com/
    Frontline (2008). The Merchants of Cool. Retrieved May 10, 2009, from PBS: http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/cool/
    History of Branding (2007). Advertising Slogans. Retrieved May 10, 2009 from History of Branding: http://www.historyofbranding.com/slogans.html
    Define Ad. (2009, April 17). On The Media. [Radio News Program]. Retrieved May 3, 2009, from On The Media from NPR Web site: http://onthemedia.org/transcripts/2009/04/17/05
    (view changes)
    9:43 am
  6. page ScreenCaps edited {ads.jpg} MySpace...with ads {ads.jpg} Sans ads... {no_ads.jpg}
    {ads.jpg}MySpace...with ads
    {ads.jpg}
    Sans ads...
    {no_ads.jpg}

    (view changes)
    9:33 am
  7. page ScreenCaps edited {ads.jpg}
    {ads.jpg}
    (view changes)
    9:32 am
  8. file no_ads.jpg uploaded
    9:31 am
  9. file ads.jpg uploaded
    9:31 am
  10. msg Using Media Kits for Magazine Project message posted Using Media Kits for Magazine Project For the in class project, use the media kits to create groups of ads that you believe are targeting…
    Using Media Kits for Magazine Project
    For the in class project, use the media kits to create groups of ads that you believe are targeting the demographics in the media kit.

    Discuss your findings here.
    8:03 am

More