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Elements of Electronic Rhetoric

ENGL 3179/5179

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ENGL 3179/5179 Elements of Electronic Rhetoric
A project-based course in digital- and new media

Digital- and New-Media Poetics
Writing in digital and new media: web sites, blogs, wikis, mashups, sound, image, and video files, CD-ROMs, the adapted forms of txt and IM, and the mix of digital and paper technologies. publishing by demand. work in progress offered for public editing. the screen as paper and links as narrative. abandoning the ideologies of narrative and linearity for poetry and text as image. working in the social network. using letter and word as design. engaging in local and global experiments in writing. using multimedia tools for authoring, distributing, and reading.

Mobile Writing and Learning
What can you write in 160 characters while in motion? A poem? a short story? a vow? a warning? an oath? How can you learn via Twitter, IM, sms, and cell phone pics?

Persuasive Technology
How Facebook is designed to persuade you to update your profile and post to walls. How your car is designed to persuade you to slow down. How your cellphone is designed to persuade you to text. Toys.

A look at really really new media. “the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks.” Transliteracy: Crossing Divides. Thomas, Joseph, et al.

Some examples Artists' Collective engaged in digital mapping of the environment among other projects. Working with and in digital- and paper-publishing hybrids. Text image creator Weblog text scraper Twitter postings in real time Wikipedia edits in real time Sophie authoring and reading software.

Visual exhibits - Lindsay Lohen doesn't change facial expressions (sound). A video composition making an effective argument about celebrity and identity. DVNO video (sound) Lyric becomes logo becomes landscape. When words become objects.

txting poetry [to come]

articles Editing Wikipedia Stoppard's Bookcase

writing and publishing experiments and projects without gods a Sophie book a Sophie book

web and public publishing


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