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…

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…

Revision for Electronic Literature on Wikipedia

Capstone 1 Part 1 – Creation Debates on e-lit The definitions offered about electronic literature are vague and broad. Katherine Hayles argues in Electronic Literature: What Is It that “electronic literature is ‘digital born.’” Even the Electronic Literature Organization (ELO) states electronic literature “refers to works that takes advantage of the capabilities of a computer.”…

Nichole Mowery Capstone Final

Part 1:   Types of Electronic Literature Hypertext Fiction: Fiction created using hypertext, or links within the main text to make a non-linear story. Hypertext fiction was the earliest form of “electronic literature” and is created using programming code, or programs such as Storyspace or Twine. The Electronic Literature Organization has compiled a selection of…

Capstone 1

Part 1: Creation Section Ergodic literature, mentioned by Espen J. Aarseth in Cybertext: Perspectives on Ergodic Literature, takes more than the irrelevant actions of moving one’s eyes over a page or turning to the next page to continue through the text. Aarseth also explains his thinking on what ergodic actually is in his passage. He…

Capstone 1

Wiki edit of Notable People and Works There are a number of notable authors, critics, and works associated with electronic literature. Michael Joyce’s Afternoon, a story is known as the first hypertext fiction, although this has been disputed,[11] and Stuart Moulthrop’s Victory Garden is another notable work of electronic literature. Other particularly interesting and noteworthy…

Contributing to Wikipedia

Navigation and Reader Experience Electronic Literature is a relatively new form of reading that introduces the reader to the concept of navigation. Navigation is a component that greatly affects the audience’s experience with electronic literature. Jessica Pressmen discusses the topic of navigation in her online article Navigating Electronic Literature. Pressman states, “Unlike print literature, electronic…

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…

Capstone 1

Capstone 1. Auna Springer Pt. 1. Debate: Wikipedia states that electronic literature is created specifically to be used in a digital setting, but electronic literature can be used in so many other settings than just e­books. A form of literature that is electronic literature but in the print form is ergodic literature. Ergodic literature takes…