End-of-Semester Self Assessment

At 
the 
end
 of
 the 
semester,
 I’d 
like 
you 
to 
reflect 
back
 on 
your 
position
 as 
a 
writer 
and
 as
 a learner 
in
 this
 course.
 In 
a 
minimum 
of
 700
 words,
 please
 discuss 
in 
detail
 one
 thing
 you learned
 about
 writing
 (this 
is
 intentionally
 vague 
because
 you
 can
 do
 a
 variety
 of
 things about
 this 
subject)
 in
 this
…

Digital Storytelling Presentations

Convince us.   We (your classmates) are the creators and owners of a popular website about and for the Fairbanks community. In your presentation, your purpose is to convince us that we should feature your digital story on our website. Presentations are 20 minutes long. You may or may not take us all the way…

Digital Storytelling Peer and Self Evaluations

Collaborate -> Reflect   For the last month, you’ve been working on collaborative digital storytelling projects. In some cases, you’ve collaborated with groups or individuals in our community. In all cases, you’ve collaborated with one another to create stories about and for Fairbanks. Your final grade on this assignment will be a combination of the group’s…

Digital Storytelling Capstone: Evaluation Criteria

As a class, we developed the following criteria for evaluating the digital storytelling projects. Stories will be evaluated on: Rhetorical Situation form and content both target a specific Fairbanks audience has a clear purpose, ex: persuade, mobilize, possibly including a “call to action” exploits the digital context to enhance the story Content focused enough, not…

Micro-Writing 5: Project Plan

Micro-writing 5: Project Plan Planning a project is an important part of the research process — particularly when multiple researchers are involved. Please create a project plan that responds to each of the points outlined below, as well as others that your group may identify independently. Your audience for this plan is me. How you…

Digital Storytelling Proposals (Micro-writing 4)

What stories do YOU want to tell? The first step in our digital storytelling process is to identify the stories that we would like to tell. Remember, these are stories about Fairbanks for a Fairbanks audience. You may work choose to work with an organization or initiative and help tell their story. You may choose…

Capstone: Digital Storytelling

Tell us a story.   For this capstone project, you will work in small groups to create digital stories of Fairbanks for a Fairbanks audience. We will work as a class and with members of the Fairbanks community to choose the stories we’ll tell. What stories need to be told? What stories could we tell…

Captone 1: Writing for Wikipedia

Wikipedia was started as just one of many “wikis,” websites that can be developed and curated collaboratively, by multiple people. Wikipedia, then, became a collaboratively and continuously created encyclopedia that many people rely on for explanations of everything from Derrida to electronic literature. Given your explorations of electronic literature this semester, why not help wikipedia out…

Micro-Writing 3: Games?

Writer David Golumbia’s article, “Games_without_Play,” has been posted online and you, as one who has studied digital literature and played Gone Home, have been asked to post a comment in response.  Please compose a 500-700 word response to Golumbia and post it to our class blog. Consider your context. What is the genre of the comment,…