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writing
                           new media
                    A Shuler-wysocki production*




*Note: This is in no way...
From left to right: Scott Sorvay, Katrina Fullman, Stuart Blythe, Tim Amidon and Steve Carr
                              ...
opening #1
OPENING #1

  new media needs
   to be opened
     to writing
OPENING #1

  new media needs
   to be opened
     to writing
OPENING 1

“writing about new media needs to be informed
by what writing teachers know, precisely
because writing teachers...
opening #2
OPENING #2


we need to focus
on the materiality
 of the texts we
    exchange
OPENING #2


we need to focus
on the materiality
 of the texts we
    exchange
OPENING 2

“any material we use for communication is not
a blank carrier for our meanings, is not a blank
that contributes...
opening #3
OPENING # 3


new media texts
do not have to be
     digital
OPENING # 3


new media texts
do not have to be
     digital
OPENING # 3


new media texts
do not have to be
     digital
OPENING #3

“New media texts can be made of anything...
what is important is that whoever produces the
text and whoever co...
opening #4
OPENING #4


 the production of
 new media texts is
 equally important
OPENING #4


 the production of
 new media texts is
 equally important
OPENING #4

“if we do want to understand compositions as
allowing us to see our positions, then it would
be useful to thin...
opening #5
OPENING #5


 we need strategies
   for generous
      reading
OPENING #5


 we need strategies
   for generous
      reading
OPENING #5



“we need to acknowledge that texts we receive
from others can look and function differently from
those to wh...
for consideration

• How do Wysocki’s assignments fit into
  the lives of people with disabilities?
• “little or nothing......
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A presentation on Anne Wysocki and the concept of "Generous Texts"

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  1. 1. writing new media A Shuler-wysocki production* *Note: This is in no way affiliated with the Anne Wysocki mentioned in this presentation. Wysocki is the alcoholic beverage consumed by Shuler during production
  2. 2. From left to right: Scott Sorvay, Katrina Fullman, Stuart Blythe, Tim Amidon and Steve Carr co-chaired a panel on multi-media literacy. A little bit about anne CELT Conference Continues Growth, Includes Student Voices CELT’s annual Fall Teaching Conference continued this August to draw ever larger crowds of educators as some 85 IPFW faculty and staff heard keynote speaker Anne Wysocki "#$%&"'(% %"&&"'()* (&+"(,"-&"'(*)'(&+"(.-+/-0"1"-&()* (2"/'-3-4(/-5(6"/0+3-4( urge participants to harness the “power of multimedia to energize teaching and learning.” Wysocki, an associate professor of visual and digital communication at Michigan Technological University, told the group that students deserve a rich learning environment, and she urged the educators not to think of writing and learning as just a linear task of replication and imitation that is confined to Anne Wysocki, PhD paper and four walls but one which can create an original, multi-dimensional, student-centered text using the vast array of visual, audio, and Keynote speaker Anne Wysocki Associate Professor of Visual taste.”to Digitaleveryone now and “with and digital resources available to today’s technology savvy students. able, thanks With practically Communication at Michigan technology, to become Because students are already using these “producers of information instead of just Technological University resources both in their personal lives and at consumers,” new responsibilities face educators school, teachers have a special obligation, she to help students understand that the warned, to help students engage them ethically (Continued on page 2) • Anne’s website ! " #$ % & ' ( ) % * + , - (% % .+)/012%&34+5(6%72%7889% :8;88%0<%4+%7;88%'<%=)%>(44?(6%*0??2%6++<%7@A% % B(C6(-D<()4-%E%F6=G(-%HC?0-D%/6=I(-JK% $=<(%4+%<=)L?(%E%%F6+M(34%N(<+-% O'(3=0?%F6(-()404=+)-%05+,4%4(03D=)L%
  3. 3. opening #1
  4. 4. OPENING #1 new media needs to be opened to writing
  5. 5. OPENING #1 new media needs to be opened to writing
  6. 6. OPENING 1 “writing about new media needs to be informed by what writing teachers know, precisely because writing teachers focus specifically on texts and how situated people (learn how to) use them to make things happen” (5)
  7. 7. opening #2
  8. 8. OPENING #2 we need to focus on the materiality of the texts we exchange
  9. 9. OPENING #2 we need to focus on the materiality of the texts we exchange
  10. 10. OPENING 2 “any material we use for communication is not a blank carrier for our meanings, is not a blank that contributes nothing to how readers understand” (10)
  11. 11. opening #3
  12. 12. OPENING # 3 new media texts do not have to be digital
  13. 13. OPENING # 3 new media texts do not have to be digital
  14. 14. OPENING # 3 new media texts do not have to be digital
  15. 15. OPENING #3 “New media texts can be made of anything... what is important is that whoever produces the text and whoever consumes it understand...that the various materialities of a text contribute to how it...is read and understood” (15)
  16. 16. opening #4
  17. 17. OPENING #4 the production of new media texts is equally important
  18. 18. OPENING #4 the production of new media texts is equally important
  19. 19. OPENING #4 “if we do want to understand compositions as allowing us to see our positions, then it would be useful to think about-and teach-composition of page and screen as a material craft” (21-22)
  20. 20. opening #5
  21. 21. OPENING #5 we need strategies for generous reading
  22. 22. OPENING #5 we need strategies for generous reading
  23. 23. OPENING #5 “we need to acknowledge that texts we receive from others can look and function differently from those to which we’ve become accustomed, and this is where generosity too must enter” (23)
  24. 24. for consideration • How do Wysocki’s assignments fit into the lives of people with disabilities? • “little or nothing...” that discusses the rhetorical implications of creating web pages, etc. (6) • Where do socioeconomics fit into her discussions of new media?
  25. 25. written on screen, cake, body, and paper

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