Monthly Archives: August 2013

Writing for an Online Audience

Janet Murray says one of the defining qualities of the computer is that it is participatory – the digital medium is interactive, giving the user a sense of agency. We will spend today’s class working through Section I of the … Continue reading

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Proposed Heuristic for Online Writing Activities

We talked about this briefly last week, but here are the proposed evaluation criteria for online writing activities. Content: Content is more important than length (still, try to aim for a well-developed paragraph/idea – long enough to get the point … Continue reading

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Working with WordPress

To start class, we will continue to work on your WordPress blogs: First, go through this checklist to make sure your blog is ready for the semester. Double check your blog options in Settings “General”- enter the name of your … Continue reading

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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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