ENG221RW-2: Advanced Writing Workshop

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August 23, 2017 - December 5, 2017
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10:00am - 11:15am
1462 Clifton Rd 101
Morgen, E. David
HAPW44833

Prerequisites: English 101 or 181 and written permission of instructor. Practical introductions to various kinds of media and professional writing. May be repeated for credit when topic varies.

In this course students will develop advanced skills in composing for new media projects. This course introduces students to the theories and practices of creating content for linear and non-linear interactive media. Students will explore the rhetorical and design affordances of multiple new media publishing platforms, both proprietary and open source, and evaluate their effectiveness for different audiences and content. Additionally this course focuses on data visualization and integrating quantitative and qualitative evidence; generating optimized, rhetorically effective content for search engines; and using technology to compose collaborative new media projects, including a podcast series.

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