Tulane has launched a new website on accessibility called Accessible Syllabus. It’s in the early stages, so they’d love to see this site grow via collaboration with folks in whatever ways they might offer expertise. So visit and contribute or visit and get some ideas for ways to enhance your syllabus for greater accessibility for … More Accessible Syllabus
Nicole and Phil, both teaching college-level English courses, use multimodal assignments in their classrooms regularly. I asked them both to share one favorite. Nicole shared an Infographic depiction of research assignment. Phil shared a 30-second Video Remix activity where students blend one audio, one video and one visual (from files he has compiled in a … More Multimodal assignment ideas- Nicole & Phil
In Cindy Selfe’s interview, she offered a brief glimpse into a group ethnography project (examining community literacies) that she asks students to accomplish, using myriad multimodal tools. Dr. DeWitt briefly explains his Concept in 60 assignment, now widely used in many Writing/Comp/Rhetoric departments.
Here are two excellent and creative ways to engage students in making meaning in multiple modes. Thanks, Michael & Cate! This is Cate’s Visual Reflection of the Writing Process: This is Michael’s Autobiographical Visual Essay & Reflective Essay: