Learn the world

Learn the world schedule
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Date
Time
Section
Type
Description
1
Thursday
8/19/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Introductions
2
Monday
8/23/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework
Review syllabus (i.e., this site), sign up for Slack if you haven’t already
3
Tuesday
8/24/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Further introductions
4
Wednesday
8/25/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework/prep
Homework:
3.
Prep:
Write a short post about 3-5 things about Athens that surprise you, intrigue you, confuse you, annoy you, or make you happy. Just short descriptions of each one. If you're having trouble, drive or walk around and talk to your friends or others. Post in the Slack channel prep1_quickhits.
5
Thursday
8/26/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Research 1: The basics
6
Monday
8/30/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework
In two posts in prep02_reax, cover two items:
Note common points of intrigue between your post from last week and at least two classmates'.
Take one of your points and find at least three stories, blogs, or social-media posts about it. Post quick summaries of and links to them.
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Tuesday
8/31/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Research 2: getting beyond the basics
8
Wednesday
9/1/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework
Find at least 3 news stories about your topic. Make a list of people quoted. Did the reporter capture all the relevant perspectives? Are there other people s/he should have contacted? Write up your findings (including links when possible) and post in prep03_sourcing
Read and come prepared to consider what having a diversity of perspectives might mean for your stories.
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Thursday
9/2/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Identifying sources
10
Monday
9/6/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework
Make a list of at least five people who have local knowledge of the topic you're working on. Then, find five national expertsーlook for professors who research similar issues or people from national associationsーwho can provide broader perspectives on this topic. Post to prep04_experts.
11
Tuesday
9/7/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Developing questions and story ideas
12
Wednesday
9/8/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the World
Homework
Go to a place that is related to your story idea. Take at least two pictures. Write down what you see, hear, smell/taste. Talk to people there if possible. Write a short blog describing your place and how it relates to your topic area and post (with pix) to prep05_places.
13
Thursday
9/9/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the World
Class
Writing, place descriptions, and story ideation
14
Monday
9/13/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the world
Homework
Read this piece on and this one on . Which of its suggestions seem most obvious to you? Which are strangest/most surprising? Post a note to the homework03_source_ethics channel.
15
Tuesday
9/14/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the world
Class
Comparing (and improving) interviews
16
Wednesday
9/15/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the world
Prep
Complete at least one interview with a source and share a recording or a transcript with Suggs and with your partner.
From your research and your interviews, post a list of at least five one-sentence story ideas to the prep06_storyideas channel.
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Thursday
9/16/2021
​9:35 AM
Learn the world
Class
Beat memo workshop
18
Friday
9/17/2021
​11:59 PM
Learn the world
Assignment
Beat memo due
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