Three Kinds of Writing Activities in an Online Course

BRANDEE EASTER ENGLISH 142: MYSTERY AND CRIME FITION ONLINE Summer 2017 and 2018 (8 week format); Adapted from Professor Caroline Levine Course Description for Students Imagine that you come upon a dead body. How do you …

A COURSE BLOG WITH STUDENT ANALYSES OF WEATHER EVENTS

PROFESSOR STEVE ACKERMAN & TIM WAGNER  ATMOSPHERIC AND OCEANIC 441 Background: Sometimes we gave students an explicit assignment, and other times we let students find an interesting topic to present. Either way, students wrote their …

Vocabulary for Evaluating New Media Assignments

  Writing Across the Curriculum (Summarized from a recent article in The Writing Center Journal, the following list offers instructors vocabulary to use in class activities and in evaluation criteria.) Instructors often hesitate to assign …

ARIS Fieldwork Assignment and Reflection Essay

  Tim Frandy (Folklore 100) Overview: You will be working in groups of 4-5 students to electronically document 3 important aspects of student culture at UW-Madison using an iPad and an ARIS game. Each group …

Radio Stories in a FIG Course Syllabus

  Professor Erica Halverson (FIG Course: L&S 106) Representing Self Through Media: A Personal Journey Through This American Life Course Description & Goals: The overarching goal of this class is to understand the relationship between …

Critical Internet Project in Communication Arts

  Professor Jeremy Morris (Communication Arts 346) Internet Genius Prompt Using the technologies behind the annotation site Rap Genius (http://genius.com/), this project requires you to annotate a text of your choosing to make a critical …