Writing and Theory for Digital Media

3 credits

DST_VS 3880

Digital Storytelling - Visual Studies
College of Arts and Science

(same as ENGLSH 3880). Writing and Theory for Digital Media teaches the skills, methods and theoretical frameworks needed to write for new media. Students will study and practice writing for web-based and digital media platforms, including blogs, podcasts, vlogs, and the emerging possibilities of locative and interactive media. Assignments emphasize the professional and creative possibilities of new media production. In addition to the hands-on creation for audio, screen-based, networked, and hybrid forms of digital media, students will also read, discuss, and write about work by new media theorists. Graded on A-F basis only. Prerequisites: DST_VS 1880 or ENGLSH 1880 or FILMS_VS 1880 or ARTGE_VS 1920 or instructor consent. Enrollment limited to declared DST majors during early enrollment. Recommended: Sophomore standing or above; ENGLSH 1000.