Week Eight Cultural Unit Activity


Task:

Individually, students are to document the culture and history of Winnipeg using mobile technology and twitter.  This task must be competed daily over the next 7 days.  Posts must be created on student portfolio site daily.  In the last hour of the class today, students are to plan their cultural exploration by posting a proposal and embedding a Microsoft Bing map pin-pointing locations.

Students are to meet the following criteria:

  • a minimum of one post per day,
  • NO PERSONAL INFORMATION WILL BE SHARED!  no names, addresses, phone numbers, etc.
  • must capture the cultural moment through media (photo or video),
  • The title of the Post should have Our Winnipeg in it,
  • each post must have a reflection/description of the day/cultural happening (a minimum of  4 sentences),
  • each post must be assigned a post Category must be: Ongoing Media Unit,
  • each post must be assigned  5-10 Tags,
  • each post must be assigned a featured image (take a picture of your moment),
  • tweet each cultural media post by using the Twitter hashtag:  #ourwinnipeg
  • students are to inform Mr. Leduc if you do not have a twitter account,
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