Every Atom 2014 MOOC-Pack
CLASS TEN: The Beginning
Welcome to Class Ten: The Beginning. Below you will find the materials for this class session in the suggested class progression. You can use these materials to lead or host a study-group or workshop. To download the materials, click the buttons and open the downloaded files.
1. Watch the Video
This is the class ten video. Click the button to open it in Vimeo, where you can play the video or click the download button to download it. If you have a weak internet connection, downloading the video will allow you to watch it on your computer or phone without using the internet. If you have trouble playing or downloading the video, you can use one of the alternate options below.
A. You can download the audio-only file from the main video, which is a smaller file size and should be easier to download with a limited internet connection. This will allow you to listen to the video content without streaming or downloading the video.
B. You can view and download the video transcript, which is a text-only file. This will allow you to read the video content without streaming or downloading video and audio.
2. Review the Readings
This MOOC-Pack uses content from the IWP WhitmanWeb, along with other online sources, for its readings and discussion topics. For each section of “Song of Myself” listed below, you will find a discussion question at the bottom of the linked page. You can also find all of these discussion questions collected below under “Discuss Class Ten.”
Click the links below to access the readings for Class Ten.
- Whitman Web: Section 44 of "Song of Myself"
- Whitman Web: Section 45 of "Song of Myself"
- Whitman Web: Section 46 of "Song of Myself"
3. Browse the Archive Materials
This is a selection of archived content from the Walt Whitman Archive. The following materials are related to the class ten video and readings. Click the images to expand them.
4. Discuss Class Ten
This is a collection of discussion questions based on the video, readings, and archive materials of Class Ten. You can use these questions to lead a discussion of the class content. These discussion questions have been collected from the WhitmanWeb pages linked above under "Review the Readings."