26 Oct. Podcast Rhetoric.

Part I. Remote Classroom Instructions

For full attendance and participation for 24 October 2017, please complete the following
  • 1. Upload Literary Analysis Essay to T-Square as .pdf or Word file by 5:00. Be sure to include a title.
  • 2. Spent 5-10 minutes today or in the next few days responding to the Reflection on Literary Analysis Essay prompts below
  • 3. During class today, pay close attention to Mr. Bennett’s talk. You will demonstrate the skills he shares with you in class, in process documents, and in the final podcast assignment.

Part II. Reflection Freewrite/Draft (Complete on your Own)

Take ten minutes and freewrite in response to at least four of the following prompts:
  • 1.What is your argument or purpose, and how did you make the argument or purpose visible in your Literary Analysis Essay?
  • 2. Who is the intended audience for your artifact, and why? How is your choice of audience reflected in your Literary Analysis Essay?
  • 3. What are the defining features of the genre or media that you are using in this project, and how do you make use of these features?
  • 4. If you had more time for revision, what would you change and why?
  • 5. Consider for the final draft: What choices will you make to revise this list into a 1-2 paragraphs for the final draft of the portfolio?

Part III. The Rhetoric of Podcasting

Please give Mr. Bennett your complete attention:
  • 1. Mr. Bennett is the Undergraduate Programming & Engagement Librarian and he hosts the podcast Lost in the Stacks
  • 2. Mr. Bennett will discuss with you topics such as structure, format, aesthetics, and a sound-editing demo to demonstrate “nonverbal” communication in podcasts
  • 3. As we move further along with the project, please remember that the GATech Comm Center will be happy to meet with you individually or in teams to discuss your Podcast drafts

21 Sept. Research/Resources.

Part I: Literary Analysis Essay

Follow along as I briefly review the Literary Analysis Essay

Part II: Library Information Session

Please welcome Karen Viars, Humanities and Science Fiction Librarian at GATech library, who will be speaking to us about research methods and resources. While the skill she shares with you today will inform all your forthcoming research, you are required to reproduce specific skills throughout the upcoming unit on Nature and The History of King Lear. If there is a topic that was not covered, please feel free to ask questions during or after the presentation.

Part III: Reflection

Take ten minutes and freewrite in response to at least 2 of the following five prompts. Remember this freewrite is a draft of the “Artifact Reflection” that must accompany each artifact included in the final portfolio.
  • 1.What is your argument or purpose, and how did you make the argument or purpose visible in your artifact?
  • 2. Who is the intended audience for your artifact, and why? How is your choice of audience reflected in your artifact?
  • 3. What are the defining features of the genre or media that you are using in this project, and how do you make use of these features?
  • 4. If you had more time for revision, what would you change and why?
  • 5. Consider for the final draft: What choices will you make to revise this list into a 1-2 paragraphs for the final draft of the portfolio?