ENGL 382 A: Special Topics in Multimodal Composition

Multimodal Rhetoric and Professional Communication

Meeting Time: 
TTh 9:30am - 11:20am
PCAR 297
Ann Elizabeth Shivers-Mcnair

Additional Details:

This course offers students in a variety of disciplines--humanities, business, arts, sciences, engineering, etc.--an opportunity to learn and practice skills in writing and communicating across media. The course provides a creative, collaborative space for students to work on projects connected to their interests and to share communicative, cultural, disciplinary, and technical resources. Over a series of weekly studio sessions, students will learn and apply ethical, empathetic strategies for research and design, for prototyping and usability testing, and for encountering failure and being accountable. At the end of the quarter, students will present on and submit a final project. This course satisfies the UW composition (C) or writing (W) credit.

Catalog Description: 
Focuses on emerging questions, debates, genres, and methods of multimodal analysis and production. Topics vary but might include transmedia storytelling, digital humanities, audiovisual essays, new media journalism, and performance. Although course has no prerequisites, instructors, assume knowledge of academic argumentation strategies.
GE Requirements: 
English Composition (C)
Visual, Literary, and Performing Arts (VLPA)
Writing (W)
Last updated: 
August 2, 2019 - 9:21pm