Monday, April 18. Virtual Communities Continued/Social Media; Introduction to Ethnography of Virtual Communities
Danah Boyd and Nicole B. Eliison, "Social Network Sites: Definition, History, and Scholarship"
Optional Extra: Listen to Jennifer Golbeck discuss web-based social networks on the Podcast of NPR's Diane Rehm Show.
Wednesday, April 20. Ethnographies of Virtual Community (Continued); Online Identity (meet in Carnegie computer lab).
David Bell, “Chapter 9: Researching Cybercultures” in An Introduction to Cyberculture Routledge, 2001. (On Blackboard)
Julian Dribble, “A Rape in Cyberspace”
Sherry Turkle, “Who am We?”
In-Class Exercise: Visit Lamdamoo
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