Author Archives: Anne Leonard

Wrapping up!

The online documentation project is due by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. Be sure to post the link to your project to our course site, and make sure that the project site is public. Please submit your self and … Continue reading

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Countdown to the online documentation project & presentations

Next week each group will present their online documentation project. If you have questions about any aspects of the assignments, please get in touch or refer to the project guidelines and presentation guidelines. Groups will present in the following order: … Continue reading

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About next week, and a prompt for your final blog post

Next week we officially meet on Monday, May 14 only. Classes are cancelled on Wednesday, May 16 for Reading Day, but the library’s e-classroom will be open for groups to meet and work together. Presentations will take place on Monday, … Continue reading

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As you work on the Online Documentation project…

As you and the other members of your group continue to work on the Online Documentation project, let me know if you have any questions about the assignment or encounter any issues setting up your projects on the OpenLab. The … Continue reading

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Groups for the online documentation project

Today we reviewed the guidelines for the online documentation project and the class presentations. Presentations will take place on Monday, May 21 and Wednesday, May 23, and the final project is due by 10 a.m. on Wednesday, May 23. All … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and homework for next week

Today we discussed methods and styles for the documentation of practices and processes: how it works, what it is, how it works, why it is important, and what unintended consequences or issues might arise. Many of you posted very relevant … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on process documentation

A few of you have asked some questions about the blog post about process documentation due tomorrow, so I want to clarify what you should be looking for. You want to locate a manual, document, video, or other text- or … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and reading/blogging assignment for Wednesday, April 25

Today we discussed standards, methods and styles for citing text and non-text media. You all generated citation styles of value to this class, but remember to follow the rules of MLA citation for your research paper and online documentation project. … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and reading and blogging homework for Monday, 4/23

Today we discussed the rationale for documentation and citation. Our close in-class reading of the selection from Hauptman yielded some great questions and observations about how the six purposes of documentation he describes can be used, or mis-used, for a … Continue reading

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Notes from today, and reading and assignments for Wednesday, April 18

Today we discussed writing an academic research paper and played the evaluation game in class. Congratulations to the winning team: Carlton, Ibn, and Matthew, who presented an article from the AprilĀ  12th Chicago Tribune titled “Student Loan Debt a Growing … Continue reading

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