Author Archives: Dr. Sarah Spring

Access to “Visualizing Composition”

I tried to contact the bookstore about this resource, but as of 5 PM, I have not received a reply. Here is the link where you can purchase access for 180 days: Re:Writing

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Welcome to WRIT 501!

This semester, we will think about and write for new kinds of media. WRIT 501 is a course that will be as much about interrogating the rhetorical and cultural factors of writing for new media as it is about doing … Continue reading

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Digital Literacies

As we move towards the second half of the course, let us turn our attention to writing for new media (instead of merely reading about it and evaluating it). The next writing assignment is an experiment in nonprint design – … Continue reading

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Yet More Resources

Some of you have been sending me links to fabulous websites and videos, and I wanted to share: Is Facebook Trying to Kill Privacy? – commentary on the new features of Facebook Top 20 Trends in 2011 Forecast – YouTube … Continue reading

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Clarification on Part 1 of the Values & Criteria Analysis

I think there are some lingering questions about Part One (due tomorrow). So, I’ll try to explain a bit more… Digital media can be created in any number of ways: web authoring software like Expression Web, blogs or web texts using … Continue reading

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Digital Books and PEW Quizzes

In anticipation of someone asking me to post the resources from today’s class, I am putting them up BEFORE class. Mike Matas’s demonstration of the next-generation digital book PEW’s Internet and American Life Project – “What Kind of Tech User … Continue reading

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Resources from Today’s Class

As requested, I am including links to the websites from today: Squeak Smalltalk Kate Hartman’s The art of wearable communication The second link is from TED.com – you may want to look through this site for its talks and presentations … Continue reading

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