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Multi-Modal Texts: Students Writing on bCourses, Storify, and Tumblr

Date / Time: 
March 28, 2016 3:00pm to 4:30pm
Location: 
89 Dwinelle Hall

Presenters Michelle Baptiste and Ben Spanbock will share multi-modal assignments on Storify, bCourses, and Tumblr.

Michelle will share multi-modal assignments on Storify, a blog platform that enables students to experiment with research that pulls from diverse sources and showcases a personal voice.  The discussion will include reflection on lessons learned across 4 semesters and resulting revisions to the assignments and rubrics. 

Ben will share multi-modal assignments on Tumblr and bCourses "White Board"/"Asset Library" that blend online learning communities with traditional classroom instruction, while underscoring the value of temporal and spatial thinking in the student writing process. The discussion will include reflection on a first attempt using the 'asset library' and 'whiteboard' functions on bCourses. 

This is an event in the R&C Colloquium Series.

Contact 
Caroline Cole
510-643-8436