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
Here is my Concept in 60 project at last. It combines the aural, visual, and lexical modes to explain different elements from nature from trees to birds and running water. Enjoy! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-3tQoCnm0w
That’s what I found out. Hear me interview three women to find out what we the people have to say. Join the conversation here:
Gearing up for Concept in 60 Understanding my needs and limits with this project is going to be crucial. There will need to be timetables, lists, everything. Let me show you what I’ve been working on. What do I need? Oddly enough, I started this project without a topic. I just started to write the…… Continue reading Gathering Assets for a Concept in 60
Why analyze the rhetoric? Analyzing the rhetoric of a text can explain why the text is successful or not because it lets us see how well the author addresses the rhetorical situation. Four key circumstances a communicator must anticipate are: (1) the purpose for the communication, (2) the audience, intended or not, (3) the genre,…… Continue reading Rhetorical Analysis of Multimodal Texts
What a loaded question. The Technical Writing major in me says there can never be enough editing! But, feasibility and time are both issues. You can’t do everything, so what edits do you prioritize? How can you make the best product with the resources you have? What is Pulling Back the Curtain? This WNYC podcast…… Continue reading How Much Editing is Enough?
Other threads on this blog have explored the importance of breaking open the aural mode into categorical tools. This post will look at how Radio Lab and To the Best of Our Knowledge layer different sounds to encourage their listeners to feel a certain way or to assist comprehension of a topic. What is Radio Lab?…… Continue reading Exploring Aural Layers in Podcasts