Writing 8: Writing with Media
Not offered in the period from 13F through 15S.
New media calls for new rhetorical practices. This course introduces students to the principles and practices of writing with media, offering instruction in how to read and to write multi-media compositions. Assignments include creating visual arguments; "re-mediating" texts to the Web and/or to PowerPoint; envisioning quantitative information; and composing a video documentary. Students will also produce written analyses of multi-media compositions in order to demonstrate their visual literacy.
Prerequisite: Writing 5 or its equivalent Writing 2-3, and permission of the instructor is required.