You must complete all major assignments and requirements in order to pass this course. Your final grade is calculated on this distribution:

80% Four major projects, along with related drafts and other artifacts. These projects (listed below) will focus on different modes of expression and go beyond words on a page (or screen) to include audio, video, and images.  There are no rewrites or revisions after work is graded.

  1. Project 1: Build a Web Portal for the Course  (HTML/CSS, Words on Screen, Images). Due Feb 3.
  2. Project 2: Interrogate an Interface (Essay with Images, Video) with Presentation).  Due Feb 24.
  3. Project 3: Remix a Story (Many options). Due Mar 31.
  4. Project 4: Literacy Narrative (Video, with Audio, Images, Words on Screen). Due Apr 28.

Participation, attendance, homework, and in-class composing. You will write during each class. These daily writing activities include reading responses, text analysis, and reflections, as well as working on your major assignments and exploring digital composing tools. You will also read and provide thoughtful, substantive feedback on your peers’ work.
Extra Credit Optional, Take-Home Final Exam. You can sketch out a revision plan for one of the major projects you have completed for extra credit points that will add into the 80% Project Grade for the course. Due by 9:45 AM on Sat, May 10.