From Last Time/Desde La Última Vez:

  • Write Complete your genre analysis; turn it AND your reflection (same assignment as PO 1) in BOTH blackboard and on your web folio
  • Read this: http://www.beyondliteracy.com/introduction/
  • Begin your multimodal writing project

Today's Daily Agenda

1. Attendance

  • Answer with your a thought or reflection about genre

2. A Beta test: Which would be most likely to make you want to find out more about this class?

3. http://www.beyondliteracy.com/introduction/ Listen the way it was intended to be https://soundcloud.com/beyond-literacy/episode-zero (10 minute podcast)

4. Journal time:

  • what was it like to read it?
  • what was it like to listen to it, only, with out text?
  • What is the difference in content?

4. More on the topic

  • What did you think of the reading?
  • The demise of literacy?
  • The rise of post-literacy
  • Literacy as "visible language"
  • Literacy as a "tool" that is being "replaced"

5. Begin learning Camtasia.

  • Some basics.
  • Note you can get a 30 day free trial, or you can use it in here.
  • Software basics
  • Screen capture
  • Downloading and editing Youtube
  • Adding sound
  • Producing the video--KEY Part

6. Discuss multimodal assignment--

  • You have a role in creating this assignment.
  • Basically, you'll have to write something and create the same, or a complimentary message, in at least two different media.
  • Do you want to do a "Harvey Triptych?" or would you like to do individual projects?
  • Example: League of Women Voter's Guide to the election (chosen because today is the election; note it lays out the issues, but does not recommend how to vote)

7. Next Time/La Próxima Vez: