CSC 442 - ECCE - Section B
The Internet and American Life
University of Illinois at Springfield
Spring 2014
Prof. Burks Oakley II

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Call Prof. Oakley using Skype:  Skype Me™!

Pew Internet and American Life Project - The primary sources for the class

Blackboard server at UIS - Access the online class on this server.

Introductory letter

Introductory video - NOTE:  This video is closed captioned in English.  closed captioning logo

Course Syllabus

Additional Information

Grading Policy

Helpful Software - Useful software (free) that you might want to install on your computer

Recommended Reading - Good online sources for the written papers

Student Information Form

Student-Led Discussions

Online Discussions in this Course - Sample threaded discussions

Criteria for Grading the Weekly Discussions

Twitter in CSC442 Section B

Facebook in CSC442 Section B

Navigating Through Blackboard Version 9.0:

Video about navigating through threaded discussions

Paper One

Paper Two Please Don't Make these Spelling Errors!

Sample Evaluations

eDocs Document Management System (Web Storage) for all UIS Students

Manuscript describing the CSC442 course

This semester, Prof. Oakley is using Twitter to provide regular updates about his activities related to the CSC442 Section B class.  You should follow his Twitter feed for CSC442B at:

He also is postings these updates to the official Facebook page for the class at:

If you are a user of Facebook, you are encouraged to "like" this page so that these updates will appear in your Facebook "News Feed".

Last Updated 10 January 2014 by Burks Oakley II (

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