This week in Writing for Digital Media, we publish our first official entries on our focused blogs and discuss the process below. While you go through the publishing process, consider the following questions to explore in the recommended texts and your own research. The latter is crucial: be sure you do research beyond the recommended texts. Choose […]
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This week in Writing for Digital Media, we set up our focused blogs and discuss the process below. While you go through the process of setting up your blogs, consider the following questions to explore in the recommended texts and your own research. The latter is crucial: be sure you do research beyond the recommended […]
A key assignment in my NMAC 3108 Writing for Digital Media class is starting a “focused blog.” I want to define this a bit more.
This week in Writing for Digital Media, we start our focused blog: a project that will run the rest of the semester.
This assignment is for my NMAC 3108. In it, you will construct a focused blog and begin developing it throughout the rest of the semester.
Now that you have a couple of pages posted to your portfolios, it’s time to join the conversation on the ‘Net. In the current Web 2.0 environment, it’s no longer enough to have a static web site — you must allow for users to participate on your web site, and you must do the same on theirs.
A major portion of any study of literature or cultural texts is interpretation. For this, there is the blog or forum requirement. Each blog or forum entry should: address a work of literature, text, or topic you have been assigned to read or discuss for class apply a critical approach that we have discussed in […]
Like to discuss? Argue? Read new ideas and communicate your own? You should then consider using your participation on the class discussion group as one of your portfolio entries. Be sure you keep track of your contributions, especially those that prompt further discussion. For your group participation to count on your portfolio, be sure you […]
Joan Didion, in her essay “On Keeping a Notebook,” clarifies two important reasons for keeping a journal, reasons that may be applied to your blog: “We forget all too soon the things we thought we could never forget;” and “Keeping in touch is what [journals] are all about.”