This journal entry is due on Thursday, October 22, at 12:01am Pacific time.
The learning objectives for this assignment are:
- To evaluate resources for reliability, validity, accuracy, authority, and bias.
- To recognize and care about how the biological and technological issues presented in this course relate to and affect society, our daily lives, and ourselves.
Individual Journal Assignment
- There are no homework partners assigned for this week.
Format and Content Checklist
- Store this journal entry as "username Week 7" (i.e., this is the text to place between the square brackets when you link to this page).
- Write something in the summary field each time you save an edit. You are aiming for 100%.
- Invoke the template that you made as part of the Week 1 assignment on your individual page. Your template should contain:
- A link to your user page.
- A link to the template page itself.
- A list or table of all of the Assignment pages for the course.
- A list or table of all of your individual journal pages for the course.
- A list or table of all the shared class journal pages for the course.
- The category "BIOL368/F20".
- This week's journal entry will be only the shared journal assignment below. Your individual page needs to have your template invoked, an Acknowledgments section, and References section only.
- Acknowledgments section (see Week 1 assignment for more details.)
- You must acknowledge your homework partner with whom you worked, giving details of the nature of the collaboration. You should include when and how you met and what content you worked on together.
- Acknowledge anyone else you worked with who was not your assigned partner. This could be the instructor, the TA, other students in the class, or even other students or faculty outside of the class.
- If you copied
wiki syntax or a particular style from another wiki page, acknowledge that here. Provide the user name of the original page, if possible, and provide a link to the page from which you copied the syntax or style.
- If you copied any part of the assignment or protocol and then modified it, acknowledge that here and also include a formal citation in the Reference section.
- You must also include this statement:
- "Except for what is noted above, this individual journal entry was completed by me and not copied from another source."
- Sign your Acknowledgments section with your wiki signature (four tildes,
- References section (see Week 1 assignment for more details.)
- Use the APA format.
- Cite this assignment page.
- Cite any protocols that you copied and modified (this must also be noted in the Acknowledgments section).
- Cite any other methods, software, websites, data, facts, images, documents (including the scientific literature) that was used to generate content on your page.
- Do not include extraneous references that you do not cite or use on your page.
- Compose your journal entry in the shared Class Journal Week 7 page. If this page does not exist yet, go ahead and create it (congratulations on getting in first :) )
- Create a header with your name, and then answer the questions in your own section of the page.
- You do not need to invoke your template on the class journal page.
- Any Acknowledgments and References you need to make should go in the appropriate sections on your individual journal page.
- Sign your portion of the journal with the standard wiki signature shortcut (
- Add the category "BIOL368/F20" to the end of the wiki page (if someone has not already done so).
- Bodenreider, O., & Stevens, R. (2006). Bio-ontologies: current trends and future directions. Briefings in bioinformatics, 7(3), 256-274. DOI: 10.1093/bib/bbl027
- Aspinall, P. J. (2005). The operationalization of race and ethnicity concepts in medical classification systems: issues of validity and utility. Health Informatics Journal, 11(4), 259-274. DOI: 10.1177/1460458205055688
- Noble, S. U. (2012). Missed connections: What search engines say about women. Bitch Magazine, 54, 36-41.
- Noble, S. U. (2018). Algorithms of oppression: How search engines reinforce racism. NYU Press, Chapter 5: The Future of Knowledge in the Public, LMU eBook
- Reading additional chapters is optional, note that some language and images may be triggering.
After the library workshop, but before you do the readings
- Please comment on what aspect of the Digital Citizenship Workshop that you found particularly interesting, exciting, or disturbing.
- How is what was talked about in the workshop relevant to your future career as a scientist or health care professional?
After you do the readings
- Please comment on what aspect of the readings that you found particularly interesting, exciting, or disturbing?
- What is the common thread amongst these three readings and how are they related to Digital Citizenship Workshop?
- How might you change your practice in your future career as a scientist or health care professional based on the workshop and readings?
- Write a discussion question based on the workshop and readings that you would like to talk about further.
In preparation for Dr. Stephen Speicher's visit next week
- What questions do you have for Dr. Speicher?