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Reflection On TTU’s URL’s Website From A Multimodal Perspective

The thing is, no matter how much you try to mix modalities, the world will limit what you can do and how much you can create. Editing this website within the strict parameters that Texas Tech stamps across all its affiliated websites was not easy, and I will explain what decisions we made to combat…… Continue reading Reflection On TTU’s URL’s Website From A Multimodal Perspective

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“Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek” by John Branch

First: I’m playing this song in my wind ensemble, and it’s all about a winter storm. To read this evaluation and the article it concerns correctly, listen to this at the same time. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ihtxVtLa6UE Summary The article begins with a title screen depicting harsh winds tearing snow from the ground. It’s ominous, sets a frosty…… Continue reading “Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek” by John Branch

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Final Reflection on Creating a Concept in 60

The benefits of other’s creativity Peer review is essential in any classroom – really. Seeing how others approach the same creative problem can leave each better understanding their own ideas. I’ve always found it the strongest tool a teacher can use to encourage communication and creativity. Viewing other classmates’ Concepts in 60 helped me think…… Continue reading Final Reflection on Creating a Concept in 60

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“RIP: A Remix Manifesto” by Laurant LaSalle

Summary Having such wide access to texts via media raises questions about ways to defend intellectual property. This makes sense. After all, including information in a paper without a citation is plagiarism, but do the same rules apply to creative content online? Do these laws limit our freedom to create and use the intellectual property…… Continue reading “RIP: A Remix Manifesto” by Laurant LaSalle

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“Subtitles as Visual Art” by Sean Zdenek

Summary Captioning is a rhetorically rich and complex process in which experiences are felt through text that is transformed by emotion. Significance is created through astute attention to context, and universal laws of communication draw together people who need and don’t need captioning as a function of their viewing experience. In relation to multimodality, captions…… Continue reading “Subtitles as Visual Art” by Sean Zdenek