I’ll continue to add to this page as the semester progresses, but here are a few to get you started:
- 50+ ways to tell a story
- Electronic Frontier Foundation
- CNI: Coalition for Networked Information
- Theory and Criticism of Hypertext Fiction
- Winthrop’s Copyright Policy
- Winthrop’s Guide to Social Media
- TED.com, “Ideas Worth Spreading” and a great source of videos on a variety of global topics
- Global Voices, an international blogging community who report on news and media from around the world
Free Programs (programs that will help you in this class)
Cheryl Ball’s Resources for “Multimodal Composition” (list of readings, technical handouts, tutorials, and journals)
- insert meta tags in WordPress
- Lynda.com (online training library for $25/month)
- rip YouTube videos: zamzar.com – a free file conversion website: will help you rip YouTube videos for editing yourself.
- Instructions for ripping videos from YouTube using Zamzar (above). Follow the filetype choices in Step 2 for either Mac or PC.
- taking screenshots: PC or Mac instructions for taking screenshots and making them into images that you can upload to your blog.
- using MovieMaker: short, video-based tutorials that literally walk you through how to do pretty much everything in MovieMaker v.2.
- using iMovie 09: Apple’s tutorials for using the newest version of iMovie.
- using iMovie 06/HD: Apple’s tutorials for using an older (better?) version of iMovie.
- WEbVPN client. Use this if the above doesn’t work or is too confusing.
- Zotero: a free bibliographic tool that comes as a Firefox plug-in.
- xtranormal: type in a script and use their pre-made 3D environs to create a movie.
- http://www.storymapping.org/: creating mapping/media story mashups with web and cell phone delivery.
- http://remixamerica.org/: Remix America gives you the tools and raw materials you need to remix America Then with America Now.
websites with accessibility tools
- Magpie: http://ncam.wgbh.org/webaccess/magpie/index.html
- Subtitle Workshop: http://www.urusoft.net/products.php?cat=sw&lang=1
- Yahoo’s Directory on HTML
- HTML Help by the Web Design Group
- Wacky things to do with HTML
- Hypertext markup Language Homepage
Designing Accessible Websites
- Accessible webpage design
- Web Accessibility Initiative
- Access issues when using Adobe products
- National Cancer Institutes’ Guidelines for People Using Text Readers
- Free Bobby Validator: http://webxact.watchfire.com/
General Web Development and Design
- Web Page Design for Designers
- Yale Web Style Guide
- Designing A Designer’s Site
- The Sevloid Guide to Web Design
- Some tutorials on working with graphics on the web
- Web Monkey’s guide to understanding web graphics
- Stockton’s Handy Website Tools page
- Photoshop Tutorials
- Brushes resource site
- Colorwheel tool
- Masking tutorial
- Al Mackey’s Photoshop Tutorial
Statistics about the Web and Internet use
- Falling through the Net
- Gender and the Digital Divide
- The Top 50
- Georgia Tech’s WWW User Surveys
- Global Internet Statistics (by Language)
- Statistics and Public Opinion
- The Pew Trust’s Internet and American Life Project
- Imagining the Internet (Pew Trust & Elon University) (warning: you can spend hours on
Cindy Selfe’s Mega List ‘o Links
(same links as above, but annotated)
Computers and Composition
The entries in this bibliography reflect works cited in
- Citations from
Hawisher, Gail E.; LeBlanc, Paul; Moran, Charles; & Selfe, Cynthia L.
(1996). Computers and the teaching of writing in American higher
education, 1979–1994: A history. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.
- Citations from
past issues of Computers and Composition, including citation of
every article printed in the journal since its 1983 inception and all of
the bibliographic citations from each article appearing in the journal.
- Citations from
books in the New Directions Book Series.
Computers and Composition Online (Searchable) Archives
(Issues dating from 1983-April 2000)
Computers and Composition Online
Teaching Composition Online