ENGL 460 Final Portfolio
This class is designed to encourage you to consider the multimodal literacy practices and values. By way of accomplishing thi
s task, I’ll be asking each of
you to create a
that explores and enacts these literacy practices.The goal of the portfolio is to assemble and reflect upon a set of elements that demonstrates the value of multimodal composing. At this point, you mayfind it helpful to remember what we mean by
. For the purposes of this class, we mean being able to deploy
successfully,appropriately, and responsibly
multiple semiotic modalities (words, visual images, aural elements) in the process of reading, interpreting, andcomposing meaning for various audiences and purposes.Multimodal literacy involves the ability to
understand the power of images and sounds and written words; recognize and use that power
manipulate and transform messages within and among various media
recognize the constraints and limitations of various media and modalities
adapt information to new mediated forms
understand the social, cultural, ideological, and material implications of mediation
Please choose ONE of the following options for your final portfolio.
Option A:Revisionand Reflection
For this option, you will create a personal website with
. The needed pages and their components are listed below:1.
Also called a “splash page,” you should use a
Creative Commons licensed image that offers your personal view of multimodal communication.2.
Audio Literacy Narrative page:a.
An mp3 of your narrativeb.
A 500-word essay reflecting on the value of audio in your narrative and your composing process.3.
Concept in 60:a.
Your video embedded in the page.b.
A 500-word essay reflecting on the value of video and still images in your narrative and your composing process.4.
Game Design Document:a.
Your document embedded via Scribd.b.
A 500-word essay reflecting on the value of exploring and deploying persuasive processes in your composing process.5.
Choose one of your original projects and create a revised version that you add on the same page as the original.b.
A 500-word essay detailing what you revised and why.