Wednesday, October 22, 2008

The Oil Debate

In response to the debate you witnessed on the Oil/Energy Crisis, post what you thought was the most effective argument from each side and/or respond to someone else's comment. be as detailed as possible.


Oct. 14 - Oct. 15, 2008 | 7:00pm | Bovard Auditorium

More and more, the world experiences the consequences of our dependence on unrenewable fossil fuels and limited water supplies. The first event in the Fall 2008 Social Issues Speaker series will center on the complicated dilemma of oil. As a primary focus of the current presidential campaigns, this heated topic will undoubtedly spark a stimulating and pertinent debate. Dr. Mark Allen Bernstein, Managing Director of the USC Energy Institute, moderates the debate between Matt Petersen, President of Global Green USA, and Ralph Moran, Government Relations, BP America.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Sign up for Diigo

Diigo is a tool for social bookmarking and social annotation. That means it's a service for bookmarking pages and then accessing them from any computer. You can also make notes and then share those notes with someone else via email.

Go to Diigo here.
I highly recommend the Demo video.

For Wed, please sign up for Diigo, download the toolbar, and try to bookmark a page with notes. For now choose a page that has something to do with our current topic of changing literacies.

Diiigo Toolbar

  1. Sign up for an account or using a new username or Open ID
  2. Install the Diigo toolbar. (Use Firefox for best results).
  3. Click the "bookmark" icon to book mark a page.
  4. Highlight some text.
  5. Mouseover that text and choose from the menu "add stickynote."
  6. Share that page with me by choosing the "Send" icon and emailing it to me.