English 110 is a prerequisite for English 269.
I do not accept late work unless you have an excused absence and we've
discussed it in writing prior to the deadline
.Technology issues are NOT an excuse for late work. Plan ahead and anticipate that you will have technology issues ariseduring the course of the quarter. Give yourself enough time to solve them.
Keep in mind that this course involves communicating with public audiences outside of the class. Consequently, youshould not include in your assignments content that you would not be comfortable sharing to a wide public audience.
Class Cancellation Policy
In the event that I need to cancel class unexpectedly, I will send you an email and ask the English department to put a noteon the door.
Category 2.C. Arts andHumanities
2.C(2) Visual/Performing Arts
: Students evaluatesignificant writing and works of art.Such studies develop capacities foraesthetic and historical response and judgment; interpretation and evaluation;critical listening, reading, seeing,thinking and writing; and experiencingthe arts and reflecting on thatexperience.1.Students develop abilities to beinformed observers or activeparticipants in the visual spatial,performing, spoken, or literary arts.2.Students describe and interpretcreative work, and/or movements
in the arts and literature.3.Students explain how works of artand writings explore the humancondition.
The course outcomes for this class are framed around five key stagesin the life cycle of any text. Paradoxically, reception comes firstbecause in this course we will be discussing the reception of other,already-produced texts while the remaining four stages framestudents’ creation of texts. At the completion of this course, studentsshould understand the five stages below.1.
Students should be able to use rhetorical and designprinciples to analyze texts that include alphabetic print, stillimage, audio, and video and use theories of participatory cultureto understand the circulation of texts.2.
Students should be able to identify appropriatemedia, storyboard, and anticipate issues of fair use andcopyright before collecting digital media assets.3.
: Students should be able to make rhetorical choicesabout framing, lighting, location, and technology whencollecting digital assets.4.
: Students should be able to use softwareprograms to do image, audio and video editing as well asappropriate layout and design with alphabetic print for aspecific purpose and context.5.
: Students should be able to use a contentmanagement system to upload digital pieces for publicconsumption.