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November 13, 2015
Revising words, sentences, and paragraphs presents a challenge to any writer, from novice to expert. When we add in components of digital writing such as images, audio, and video, the task becomes even more complex. In this session, we will explore how looking closely at students' work can lead us to consider new approaches and opportunities for teaching revision in multimedia environments. Additionally, we will discuss the ways in which the
Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing
National Writing Project's Domains for Multimodal Writing Assessment
can provide new lenses for teaching, revising, and assessing our students' digital writing.
Book info on NWP.org
Resources on Digital Is
Crafting a Web-Based Text
Crafting Digital Writing Companion Wiki Page
Elements of Author’s Craft and Genre Study
Additional Elements of Author’s Craft in Digital Writing
As you read the three examples in the
Where do each of the links lead to?
How do you think that the student writer chose those links?
Considering the rhetorical situation, why do you think that the student chose the links? What goal is he/she trying to accomplish by using the links?
For you, as a reader, are the links effective? Do they work well with the writer's argument? Why or why not?
School personnel, politicians
Change school lunch, but changing in a smart way
Parents (parents blog, Pizza Hut)
Change school lunch
Peers, lunch lady
Crafting a Multimedia Book Response
Diana Mitchell's “
Fifty Alternatives to the Book Report
Guiding Student Writers as They Work with Digital Tools
Lauren Book Review and Animoto Link
Possible tools for creating a multimedia book report
Crafting a Video Text
As we watch
What media elements (voice, text, images, video, transitions) does she choose to integrate? For what effect?
To what extent is Katie's argument about teens and alcohol similar to/different from more mainstream arguments?
For you, as a viewer, what is the overall effect of this video-based argument? Is it effective? Why or why not?
Crafting Digital Writing Wiki
Equity and Access
Teaching and Learning
Common Sense Media
Digital ID - 21st Century Citizenship
Digital Media and Learning Research Hub
Digital Youth Network
MacArthur Foundation’s Digital
Media and Learning Initiative
Mozilla’s Hive Learning Network
National Writing Project’s “Digital Is”
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