Course Detail
Course Components:
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: "C-" or better in (WRTG 2010 OR HONOR 2211 OR WRTG 2011 OR EAS 1060) OR AP Comp/Lit score of at least 4 OR AP Lang/Comp score of at least 4.
Requirement Designation:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Course Attribute:
The course provides a theoretical basis and practical approaches for writing interactive, non-linear documents for the Internet and other multimedia environments. Through projects, readings, writings, and discussions, students explore how new media are shaping narrative, public discourse, and creative possibilities. Students complete projects applicable to communications, education, the arts, entertainment, and personal interests. Topics include the relationship between medium and message, the history of the internet, Web 2.0 and future iterations, software used in creating interactive essays, web-specific organizing strategies, evaluating and choosing information sources, persuasive writing techniques, and developing narratives for video games or hyperfiction.