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:
  • 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. Listen the way it was intended to be (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: