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Readings and Schedule
Week 1, 8/26 – Course Introduction
Lab Activity: Documenting your favorite spot in your college
Week 2, 9/2 – Labor Day: No Class Monday
Lab Activity: Documenting your favorite spot outside your college
Writing Assignment: (Due 9/8, 8P) - Reading Response + Documenting Campus Spots
- Introduction and Chapter 7, Roger Geiger, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015)
- "Congressional Record: University of Illinois Centennial," in Report of the Centennial Year of the University of Illinois, February 28, 1967 to March 11, 1968, 73-76.
- Paul Schroeder, "Why?", The Daily Illini (March 15, 1968)
Week 3, 9/9 – Innovating Landgrant
Lab Activity: Visit Alice Campbell Hall Exhibit
Writing Assignment: (Due 9/15, 8P) - Reading Response + Visit Alice Campbell Hall Exhibit
- Leslie J. Reagan, “Timothy Nugent: ‘Wheelchair Students’ and the Creation of the Most Accessible Campus in the World,” in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 50-59.
- Revisit: Chapter 7, pp 281-314 only, Roger Geiger, The History of American Higher Education: Learning and Culture from the Founding to World War II (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2015)
- Jacob O. Wobbrock., et al. "Ability-based design: Concept, principles and examples." ACM Transactions on Accessible Computing (TACCESS) 3.3 (2011): 9.
- Formative design in Human-Computer Interaction, Low-High Fidelity Prototyping, Evaluation. Clayton Lewis and John Rieman. Task-Centered User Interface Design: A Practical Introduction. http://hcibib.org/tcuid/tcuid.pdf
- David D. Henry, NYT Obituary, 1995: http://www.nytimes.com/1995/09/07/obituaries/david-dhenry-89-president-of-illinois-u-in-time-of-tumult.html
- David Dodds Henry Administration Building - Ceremony Remarks, Oct. 31, 1987: https://uofi.box.com/s/hc823oeqy028ooo5ypmayge8la5my9we
- National Museum of African American History and Culture https://nmaahc.si.edu/blog/tag/invention-and-innovation
Week 4, 9/16 – Innovating Accessibility 1: DRES Introduction
Lab Activity: DRES Visit
Writing Assignment: (Due 9/22, 8P) - Reading Response + Documenting DRES
- Revisit: Leslie J. Reagan, “Timothy Nugent: ‘Wheelchair Students’ and the Creation of the Most Accessible Campus in the World,” in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 50-59.
- Steven E. Brown, "Breaking Barriers: The Pioneering Disability Students Services Program at the University of Illinois: 1948-1960," in The History of Discrimination in US Education, edited by Eileen H. Tamura (New York: Palgrave McMillian, 2008), 164-92.
- Expanding Horizons: History of DRES, 1998
Week 5, 9/23 – Innovating Accessibility 2: DRES and the Power of Hidden Innovations
Lab Activity: Cultural House Visit
Writing Assignment: (Due 9/29, 8P) - Reading Response + Cultural House Visit
- Joy Ann Williamson-Lott, Black Power on Campus: The University of Illinois, 1965-75. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2013. Chapter 3.
- Joy Ann Williamson-Lott, “Clarence Shelley: The Campaign to Diversify the University” in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 77-86.
- Frederick E. Hoxie and Michael Hughes, “Nevada Street: A Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity,” in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 218-223.
Week 6, 9/30 – Innovating Accessibility 3: Project 500 & Nevada Street
Lab Activity: U of Illinois Press/Radical Illini Events - https://www.press.uillinois.edu/books/metz/radicals/
Writing Assignment: (Due 10/6, 8P) - Reading Response + Radical Illini Events Writeup
- Michael Metz, Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois, U. of Illinois Press, 2019. Read: pages 32-81. (also Skim: pages 19-21, 231-240)
Week 7, 10/7 – Radical Prairie?
Lab Activity: Meet 9:00-9:50am on Wednesday 10/9 @ Main Library room 146, Visit Student Archives
Writing Assignment: [Due 10/13, 8P] - Reading Response + University Archives visit write-up
Assigned Readings: [complete by 10/13]
- Ned Prutzer, The Biological Computer Laboratory
- Jamie Hutchinson, ‘Nerve center’ of the cybernetic world: Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory.” http://bcl.ece.illinois.edu/hutchinson/index.htm
- Bethany Anderson, "Heinz von Foerster and The Biological Computer Laboratory: A Cybernetics Odyssey," (https://archives.library.illinois.edu/blog/heinz-von-foerster-and-thebcl/) University of Illinois Archives blog
- 1967 Report of the Internal Evaluation Committee to Define the Role of the UIUC Student Senate.
- Peter Asaro, “Heinz von Foerster and the Bio-Computing Movements of the 1960s,” (http://www.peterasaro.org/writing/Asaro%20HVF%26BCL.pdf) in Albert Müller and Karl H. Müller (eds.) An Unfinished Revolution? Heinz von Foerster and the Biological Computer Laboratory | BCL 1958-1976 (2007)
- Rosenboom, David, "'2 + 2 = green': Innovation in Experimental Music at the University of Illinois," in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 77-86
Class: Week 8, 10/14 – Biological Computer Lab & Student Reform
10/16 Lab Activity: Meet 9:00-9:50am on Wednesday 10/16 @ NCSA Room 2103 (1205 West Clark Street, Urbana), Ethnography of the University Initiative Training, Brainstorm questions for interview/survey. Draft Survey Questions (link) and EUI Proposal Worksheet (note: Word Docs will not preview in Scalar, click "Source File" on the media page to initiate a download of the file).
Writing Assignment: [Due 10/20, 8P] - Reading Response + EUI Training Write-up
Assigned Readings: [complete by 10/20]
- Brian Dear, PLATO History Blog (spend 30 min. skimming)
- Don Bitzer, "Use of CBE for the Handicapped," American Annals of the Deaf 124.5 (1979)
- Valerie Lamont, “New Directions for the Teaching Computer: Citizen Participation in Community Planning,”Technological Forecasting and Social Change5 (1973), 149-162
- Larry Weber, "Blind Student Power," Technograph (October 1968), 17-20.
Class: Week 9, 10/21 – PLATO and Innovating Networked Education
Writing/Lab Assignment: [Due 10/27, 8P] - Reading Response/Communication Plan + Survey Outreach Worksheet
Assigned Readings for next class: [complete by 10/27]
- "National Research Council. “U.S. Agriculture Yesterday and Today: The Colleges’ Changed Environment.” In Colleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile, 18–33. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 1995.https://doi.org/10.17226/4980
- Rasmussen, Wayne D. “Cooperative Extension: Taking the University to the People.” In Taking the University to the People: Seventy-Five Years of Cooperative Extension, 3–15. Ames, IA: Iowa State University Press, 1989.
- U. of Illinois Extension. “Extending Knowledge, Changing Lives.” Extension State Report. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017.https://my.extension.illinois.edu/documents/3231182004180418/2017-extension-state-report.pdf
Class: Week 10, 10/28 – ACES & Innovating Extension
Survey Outreach Email Template
Writing/Lab Assignment: [Due 11/3, 8P] - Reading Response + write-up, Return to Archives, + Survey Draft Feedback
Assigned Readings for next class: [complete by 11/3]
- "National Research Council. “U.S. Agriculture Yesterday and Today: The Colleges’ Changed Environment.” InColleges of Agriculture at the Land Grant Universities: A Profile, 18–33. Washington, D.C.: National Academies Press, 1995.https://doi.org/10.17226/4980
- Yang, Andrew. The War on Normal People: The Truth About America's Disappearing Jobs. Hachette Books: 2018. Selections. Read Chapters 3 - 7.
Class: Week 11, 11/4 – Social Innovation in Urbana - Cunningham Township
Resources for Cunningham Township Visit: Danielle ChynowethWriting/Lab Assignment: [Due 11/10, 8P] - Reading Response + write-up, Implement communication strategy
Assigned Readings for next class: [complete by 11/10]
- Allen Hall History https://housing.illinois.edu/Living-Options/Living-Learning-Communities/Unit-One/traditions/history
- Proposal to Encourage Undergraduate Education Development at UIUC (1972)
Writing/Lab Assignment: [Due 11/17, 8P] - Reading Response + Interview + Survey Outreach 2 write-up
Assigned Readings for next class: [complete by 11/17]
- Marc Andreessen, Why Andreessen Horowitz Is Investing in Rap Genius
- Jimena Canales, “Mosaic: The First Point-and-Click Internet Browser,” in The University of Illinois: Engine of Innovation, edited by Frederick E. Hoxie, pp. 152-158.
- Greg Newby, "My Prairienet Story"
- Selections, Catherine Haythornthwaite and Michelle M. Kazmer,Learning, Culture and Community in Online Education: Research and Practice, New York: Peter Lang, 2004
Class: Week 13, 11/18 – MOSAIC
Writing/Lab Assignment: [Due 12/1, 8P] - prepare 5 slides - paper outline // extra credit: Tech Buzzwords assignment
Class: Week 14, 11/25 – Thanksgiving Break, No Class Monday or Wednesday
Class: Week 15, 12/2 – Advising
- Complete “Final Research Form” and “Intellectual Property Form” in 12/2 class or during 12/4 lab.