. Explore some of the different media and their capabilities for getting a message across.

Instructions

1. Explore some of the different media and their capabilities for getting a message across.

View the “Everyday Moments, Caught in Time” TED Talk by Billy Collins, in which several of his poems have been paired with short animated films. Read the Writing Commons article that asks you to “Consider Your Audience” Read the Writing Commons article that asks you to “Consider Your Purpose” Explore the List of Multimodal Composition Tools page, and consider which of the tools might be useful for your work. 2. Review your previous reading responses, and consider which one you’ll expand on in a new format.

3. Go to the Exploring Media and Remixing Texts discussion topic, and respond to the following discussion prompt.

Discussion Prompt:

First, give two examples of media that you find engaging. What is it about the elements and capabilities of each that draws you in? Second, propose two ideas that you might apply to this assignment. Be sure you mention which texts you would be using. Third, suggest an idea for a free development tool that isn’t already listed on the List of Multimodal Composition Tools page.

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