Week 6 – Class Notes (Mon)
- Framing (mini-lecture)
- Discussion Leaders
- Wikipedia Assignment (due Fri)
To demonstrate digital media literacy (critical judgment); to become familiar with forms of social production (knowledge); and to develop your writing style and voice (practice).
- Essay details (due Fri)
- Kathy -> demo Wikipedia components
:: External Sources
- See example: Amanda (Mandy)
- See outstanding examples from Essay 1:
Bilkay, Chad, Corey, Jamie, Katarina, Madeline, Michael, Mike, Rob, Robert, Shane, Stephen, Ted, Tressa,
What do they have in common? Precise language; not too anecdotal in tone but conversational (essay flows); author has a point of view; spell- and grammar-checked (!); followed directions (highlighted thesis statement).
- Some notes about themes and navigation:
:: “Justified text” is bad (why)
:: Light-on-dark is hard to read (why)
:: Put important navigation items “at the top” (what is convention)