Category Archives: Audience

Reading Across Platforms

Reading Across Platforms is an outline of an assignment sequence designed for students in courses that require multimodal writing and reading. Since rhetorical situation determines the skills required for effective reading and writing, I contend students need to be taught how to read across platforms. Thorough knowledge of platform features enables responsive reading/writing. Along with teaching tool features, the activity [...]

The Weather on FaceBook

Draft of sustainable assignment for Piedmont Project Outcome Goals: Frame research questions and circumvent a digital data set Develop best practices for comparative analysis of visual and verbal digital texts Represent findings in multiple modes: argument driven analysis essay & visually as maps or infografics Purpose Work as citizen scientists assess warming or environmental change and its effects over time [...]