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Progress Report #2

1. What did you accomplish last week? I started writing my chapters of eating and resources. I also did some more design work for different chapters. I made an illustration for the chapter on “hobo code” of a sampling of … Continue reading

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Progress Report

1. What did you accomplish last week? I didn’t accomplish anything in the last week for this project, since you canceled class. The week before last, I figured out the general layout for my book. I completed a layout for … Continue reading

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From Belles Lettres to Rhetorical Genre Studies: Writing Studies and Rhetoric in Canada 1900-2000

Graves’ lecture was about the history of writing in Canada, as taught in an academic setting. In particular he focused on the shift in Canadian writing studies from belles lettres to rhetorical genre studies. Today, in Canadian institutions, writing is … Continue reading

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Revised Final Project Preposal

I opened Dreamweaver and had an anxiety attack. I decided it would be way too stressful to try to complete a website in 6 weeks with no previous knowledge of building websites. So, I’m making a book instead. I suppose … Continue reading

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Final Project Proposal

When I thought about this final project, I had a really difficult time coming up with ideas. I am so used to instructors giving detailed guidelines and constraints, that it was hard to even fathom that I could do almost … Continue reading

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Lauer Reading Response

Example 1: New York Mapping My first multimodal project is “New York Mapping” by Mark Edward Campos, a student of Architecture at California College of the Arts. It is a map of a specific location in New York City and … Continue reading

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McCloud Images

Here are my McCloud images. I was in a group with Zoe and Joanna.

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Reading Response: Kress Chapters 1-5

The first five chapters of Kress’ Multimodality were, what I imagine to be, the most difficult to process. At one point, early on, Kress worries about sounding “pedantic” and rightfully so. The first three chapters were so heavy with theoretic … Continue reading

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Chicago is a typography town…

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Test Post

Testing 1…2…3…

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