AM 1a -
Blog post prompt - Have you had the experience of learning to write in a different mode or genre for a specific digital environment? What was that learning process like? Were you self-learning or being taught how to do this? To what extent does learning about genre/medium-specific rhetorical practices inform your ideas about good writing (or good writing teaching)?
AM 1b -
Discussion of Articles
Postman, Neil. “Ideology of Machines” from Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology
. NY, Vintage: 1993. PDF
Richardson, Will. excerpt from Blogs, Wikis, Podcasts, and Other Powerful Web Tools for Classrooms PDF
A Multimodal Showcase
Twine for multimodal composition
Software is accessible on the web
Use Twine to open and view the code for any other Twine you find inspiring.
Author content in Twine
Add multimedia elements (links to audio, video, etc. which you must upload separately to your web server space)
Use the “publish to file” option to export your twine as an html file.
Upload YourTwine.html to your reclaim server web host.
Link to it from your home page (index.html) file.
Podcast Presentations -
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Here is an example of how the podcast page can look on a student's site
Podcasts via blog
* Install Seriously Simple podcasting plugin to wordpress.
* please also create a post in your blogs and attach the MP3
Server App Web 2.0 Demos
DeVoss, Danielle et al. _Because Digital Writing Matters: Improving Student Writing in Online and Multimedia Environments. Jossey-Bass, 2010.pdf
Stern, Danielle and Michael D. D. WIllits. Social Media Killed the LMS.“ in Cutting Edge Technologies in Higher Education
. Emerald, 2011. PDF
Waters, Audrey. [Selection 2 from] Claim Your Domain And Own Your Online
Presence. Solution Tree Press, 2016.