Using Remix with Readers and Writers

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Using Remix with Readers and Writers

  1. Using Remix to Engage Student Readers and Writers Building Learning Communities 2010 Sara Kajder, Ph.D. - Virginia Tech
  2. Resources: Wiki - tiny.cc/kajderblc Backchannel - tiny.cc/kajderchat Google Doc - tiny.cc/remixrubric Contact Info: Email - skajder@vt.edu Twitter - skajder Skype - skajder
  3. New Literacies Practices - Authentic Audience - Multimodal Composing - Interest Driven Participation - “Clickable Footprint” (putting knowledge to work through digital artifacts) - Assessment FOR Learning
  4. NCTE 21st Century Early Literacies Statement Questions: 1. What is a remix? 2. How does this fit into what I understand about copyright practices? 3. How does this fit an instructional need? What contribution is made by bringing this into my pedagogy?
  5. What counts as a remix?
  6. See link for Twilight/Buffy Remix in wiki
  7. See link for Bush speech Remix on wiki
  8. As a writer, I needed to understand... • What principles of selection are at work? • What principles of arrangement are at play? • What are we doing to make the new from the old? • Do I still consider MAPS (mode, audience, purpose) in the same ways when composing a remix?
  9. What is the process of remix? • Choosing • Making Recursive • Revising • Reflecting • Converging and Sharing
  10. Plagiarism Originality Remix
  11. Transformative Use “When a user of copyrighted materials adds value to, or repurposes materials for a use different from that which it was originally intended, it will likely be considered transformative use; it will also likely be considered fair use.” - Joyce Valenza, School Library Journal
  12. What is the process of remix? • Choosing • Making Recursive • Revising • Reflecting • Converging and Sharing
  13. See link for Hitler/BHS video on wiki
  14. What DIGITAL Writers do... - Choose mode and content for a specific purpose and audience. - Structure texts/design - Use technical features - Reflect
  15. Mode Effect Can be direct or indirect; Written Words connotation/denotation Visuals Meaning comes from feelings Subtext comes from stirring Sound memories, ideas, values Color Mood, tone Frozen moment, Photography frames perspective Interactivity Allows transaction with text Hypertextuality Connections across texts Motion Position, direction, change
  16. What DIGITAL Writers do... - Choose mode and content for a specific purpose and audience. - Structure texts/design - Use technical features - Reflect
  17. Design Cre ativity Spin M ultimo dality
  18. Collaborate Design Int erdiscipliarity Cre ativity Spin Trial & Error Production M ultimo dality
  19. And assessment?
  20. “A pedagogy of multiliteracies requires that the enormous role of agency in the meaning making process be recognized and in that recognition, it seeks to create a more productive, relevant, innovative, creative and perhaps even more emancipatory pedagogy.” - Cope & Kalantzis (2009) Pedagogies, p. 173
  21. Teaching with New Literacies - Technology as REPLACEMENT - Technology as AMPLIFICATION - Technology as TRANSFORMATION
  22. Resources: Wiki - tiny.cc/kajderblc Backchannel - tiny.cc/kajderchat Google Doc - tiny.cc/remixrubric Contact Info: Email - skajder@vt.edu Twitter - skajder Skype - skajder

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