Writing in a Digital Age Composing with Media in the Classroom Joe Bellino, Maryland Writing Project Betty Collum, Mississippi State University Writing/Thinking Project Kevin Hodgson, Western Massachusetts Writing Project Peter Kittle, Northern California Writing Project
Writing into the Workshop – What story would you tell?
Case Study One : Collaboration with Audio I (Connecting with ELL students) -- Joe
Case Study Two : Collaboration with Audio II (Using Voice for Publication) – Betty
Implications for classroom and Writing Project site and quick share at tables
Case Study Three : Student Research with Video (Multimodal Composition at the College Level) -- Peter
Case Study Four : Fostering Professional Learning Communities with Video (Web 2.0 Storytelling) -- Kevin
Implications for classroom and Writing Project site
Final Reflections – What are you doing at your site to integrate technology/media into offerings for teachers?
Writing in a Digital Age According to a recent study from the Pew Internet & American Life project (Lenhardt & Madden, 2005), more than one-half of all teens have created media content, and roughly one third of teens who use the Internet have shared content they produced.
And now … the “mash up” of various media is creating new platforms of expression. For example: Mashing up Google Maps with narrative stories of place and then embedding the writing and photographs right into the map itself. Remixing Video content – adding layers of text and audio to video. Piecing together bits of audio from various sources to create a hybrid of voices, sounds and music.
Media-rich Culture From: Kaiser Family Foundation, Generation M, March 2005
Making Media Their Own 19% of all online teens say they remix content they find online into their own artistic creations 35% of teen bloggers remix content From Pew Internet and American Life Project -- http://www.pewinternet.org/PPF/r/105/presentation_display.asp
Some Aspects of the New “Participatory Media” Culture
Play — the capacity to experiment with one’s surroundings
Appropriation — the ability to sample and remix media content
Multi-tasking — the ability to scan one’s environment and shift focus as needed
Collective Intelligence — the ability to pool knowledge with others toward a common goal
Transmedia Navigation — the ability to follow the flow of stories and information across multiple modalities
Networking — the ability to search for, synthesize, and disseminate information
Negotiation — the ability to travel across diverse communities, discerning and respecting multiple perspectives, and grasping and following alternative norms.
--From Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century -- by Henry Jenkins, etc. http://www.digitallearning.macfound.org/atf/cf/%7B7E45C7E0-A3E0-4B89-AC9C-E807E1B0AE4E%7D/JENKINS_WHITE_PAPER.PDF
A media literate individual is able to produce , create and successfully communicate information in all its forms, not just print. -- David Considine http://www.ced.appstate.edu/departments/ci/programs/edmedia/medialit/article.html#What%20is%20Media%20Literacy
Writing into the Workshop What Story Would You Tell If You Were Presenting In This Workshop?