Students were given weekly reading assignments. These were to be discussed in the sessions listed in the table. Also listed are the specific readings (author/topic) for student-led discussions in class. Complete citations for these are provided in the readings section.
Instruction Guide (PDF)
|LEC #||ASSIGNMENTS||STUDENT-LED DISCUSSIONS|
|3||Assignment 1: Social Interaction Interfaces: Seeing the Internet (PDF)|| |
Bertin - Semiology of Graphics
Tufte - Visual and Statistical Thinking
|4||Assignment 2: Incorporating Body Images (Medicine) (PDF)|| |
Cartwright - "The Visible Woman"
Rapp - "Real Time Fetus"
Cartwright - "The Logic of Heartbeats"
|5||Assignment 3: Diagrams and Logic (Physics and Flowcharts) (PDF)|| |
Kaiser - "Stick Figure Realism"
Hacking - "Observation" (Chapter 10) and "Microscopes" (Chapter 11)
Galison - "Nuclear Emulsions" (Chapter 3) and "The Electronic Image" (Chapter 6)
|6||Assignment 4: Moving Biology Images (PDF)|| |
Cambrosio, et. al. - "Ehrlich's Beautiful Pictures"
Landecker - Technologies of Living Substance
Bastide - "The Iconography of Scientific Texts"
|7||Assignment 5: Seeing Structures: Molecular Modeling (PDF)|| |
Keller - Making Sense of Life (Chapter 8 on "Modeling")
Francoeur - "Cyrus Levinthal, the Kluge and the Origins of Interactive Molecular Graphics"
|8||Assignment 6: Arguing about World Data: GIS and Climate Change (PDF)|| |
Edwards - "Data-laden Models"
Bowker - Climate Data Disputes
Schienke - Images Documented
|9||Assignment 7: Deep Sea Seeing (PDF)|| |
Singh, et. al. - "Imaging Underwater for Archaeology"
Ballard, et. al. - "The Discovery of Ancient History in the Deep Sea"
|10||Assignment 8: Judging Images: Courts and Photography (PDF)|
|11||Assignment 9: Ingesting Images: Symptoms and Subjectivity (PDF)|
|12||Assignment 10: Presentations (PDF)|