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Legalities

Discussion Questions Do you have concerns about Copyright? Why or why not? Do you have concerns about Privacy? Why or why not? Do you have concerns about Accessibility? Why or why not? Objectives After participating in this breakout session, participants will be able to: compare legal issues of multimodal composition with multimodal composition on mobile […]

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Assessment

Assessment, the elephant in the room. While we’d love to let our students play with mobile apps and compose multimodal projects without being graded, we are still functioning under institutional umbrellas whose practices are required in our composition classes.  One practice of which is assessment. When working with non-dominant mediums, our standards for assessment guidelines […]

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Support

Elaine M Jolayemi and Kris Purzycki Table topic: 10 minutes Levels of Support As we often remind students, familiarizing yourself with the available resources can make academic life much easier. For instructors, there are numerous levels of support available not just online or in our home institutions but in our own classrooms as well. In […]

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Access

Danielle Roach and Megan Mize Table topic: 10 minutes During this portion of the workshop, we will discuss issues how issues of access necessarily affect the success of mobile multimodal composition activities in a given classroom. The following are some questions to get us started: How might this assignment change depending on student population? How […]

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Video Capture & Editing: Android

Apps to Download Magisto VidTrim Activity Steps Shoot 1-2 minutes of video of “activity” in the workshop and/or out in the hallways. Take 4-5 images of workshop and/or conference activities. Make a video about “active learning” using Magisto. Make a video about “active learning” using VidTrim. Share videos Post via YouTube or Vimeo Share links via Twitter […]

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Video Capture & Editing: iOS

Tools/Resources needed for this activity: iOS device (but this activity can be adapted to multiple platforms—Anroid, PC/Mac). Animoto app downloaded (search “Animoto” in App store) A number of images and videos on mobile device Educators often ask students to make meaning of written, visual, and aural texts. It is not uncommon for lectures to be […]

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Real World Research

Objectives After participating in this breakout session, participants will be able to: use mobile devices to DO research, discuss classroom research activities, and list applications to help with conducting observations, interviews, and collecting surveys. Activities 1. Take survey: http://bit.ly/4c14mobilesurvey

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Audio Capture & Editing: Android

Audio Capture & Editing: Android and Windows devices Almost ten years ago, Kathleen Yancey surveyed the changing landscape of composition and described an approach that embraced students proclivity for writing in multimodal forms (2004). As one of these forms, sound recording, may be incorporated into most stages of the composing process (Selfe, Fleischer and Wright […]

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Audio Capture & Editing: iOS

Introduction Audio is not a new modality to composition studies, a field many would argue is grounded in its history with orality and rhetoric. The nature of orality shifts though with digital orality, integrating a variety of sources and features with inscribed sound. Through layered tracks, audio edits, and music imports, digital audio provides a […]

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Mobile Blogging

Mobile devices provide students and instructors with opportunities to compose and publish multimedia texts on the spot. Blogging platforms of varying complexity offer a palette of tools for complementing the written word with imagery, video, and audio. Additionally, blogs contain hyperlinks which allow for referencing to outside sources, other student blogs, as well as one’s […]

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