Writing 8: Writing with Media

Not offered in the period from 18X through 20S.

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 multimedia compositions in order to demonstrate their visual literacy.

Prerequisite: Writing 5 or its equivalent Writing 2-3.

Dist: ART.

Sample syllabus from Summer 2017 offering taught by Megan McIntyre.