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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ENGL 3800 - Multimodal/Digital Composition

Students will develop their understanding of a broad range of topics concerning composing and publishing in digital spaces, including platforms, Internet writing genres, and rhetorical awareness in composing on social media. The course will include the study of current models of digital and multimodal composing and the history of the field as it pertains to changes in the job landscape within Professional and Technical Writing, Rhetoric and Composition, and Publishing. The course will feature assignments and readings on topics such as digital multimodal composition; audio and video editing; composing print, digital, and networked texts, design as composition; digital storytelling; rhetorical identity and other web texts. In accordance with department goals, it will develop composing and critical thinking skills.

Prerequisites: ENGL 2015, ENGL 2050, ENGL 2230, and one 2100-literature course, all with grades of B or higher