Posts Tagged ‘interwebs’

One of my final projects is a slightly unusual one – but then, the class is rather unusual for me since it’s wholly online. While doing the reading and having a lecture online isn’t too odd, normally what throws me off the most is the Discussion Board. So far I don’t at all find it equivalent to class discussion, where I’m rather chatty for on-campus classes. I’m more hesitant to post than I am to just chime in, partially because there’s less of this organic element that discussion in a classroom seems to have.

Anyways! Most of our final project has been a semester (whoops – quarter) long project. Drexel’s iSchool helps run the Internet Public Library – a wholly digital, free library. I have to answer reference questions (seven of them) for my project. I don’t know if this is the most-used part, but to me it seems so.



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