ENGL 60500: Computers, Language, and Rhetoric

This course is intended for anyone with little or no experience in the field. It provides an introduction to the theory, concepts, and practical applications of digital media and literacies as well as real-world applications for business and/or community engagement. In addition to learning about the affordances of digital media in these contexts, you will create a portfolio of your own projects, working hands-on with a variety of digital tools.

Specifically, participants will:
-Create their own digital brand and identity as a digital author while creating projects that leverage the affordances of text, images, audio, and video.
-Acquire the tools with which to explore the social impact of various new digital literacy practices.
-Develop strategies for informing/ teaching through digital media for a cause/organization.

Term: This is a Full Semester course. Participants may register for one Full Semester course OR one course each in Winter/Spring I and Winter/Spring II.

Prerequisite(s): Qualified to teach content area

Purdue University Northwest

Semester: Winter/Spring 2023 – Full Semester

Instructor: Dr. Mark Mabrito

Graduate Credits: 3

Dates: 1/9/23 – 5/1/23

Format: Online Asynchronous

Graduate Certificate Available: No

Master’s Completion Pathway: No

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