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Tip of the Day: Consider Purpose!

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 6th, 2012

Consider your purpose and the purpose of your audience for a stronger website, blog, or other digital media. Start with your purpose. Why are you creating this text or media? What goals, results, ends, aims, means, or objectives are you trying to meet? Your purpose could include: • To persuade • To entertain • To […]

Screen Space 22: The Rhetorical Situation Part 2—Purpose and Context

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on June 4th, 2012

This is episode 22 of Screen Space “The Rhetorical Situation Part 2—Purpose and Context.” In this episode, I review rhetorical situation, which I introduced in episode 21. I cover the remaining two key parts of the rhetorical situation, purpose, and context, to help you design and develop stronger websites, blogs, and other digital media, purpose, and context. I wrap this series up next episode with an example of an actual rhetorical situation.

 
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Screen Space 21: The Rhetorical Situation Part 1—Audience

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on August 30th, 2011

This is episode 21 of Screen Space “The Rhetorical Situation Part 1—Audience.” In this episode, I discuss the rhetorical situation in general and then focus on audience and how to analyze your audience.

 
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[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 14 of Screen Space, “An interview with Sarah Brown on ‘Personal Branding and Online Identity Construction.’” I am your host, Dr. Jennifer L. Bowie. I […]

 
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[Podcast Transcript] Welcome to Screen Space your podcast about creating usable, accessible, effective, and efficient web, blog, and digital media design for the everyday (and non-expert) designer. This is episode 13 of Screen Space “An interview with Lars Söderlund on “Gradual Growth Web Design: Guides, Regularity, and Product” (or “Guns Ruin Picnics”).” I am your […]

 
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ATTW 2011 Title: Analyzing the Interplay between Visual-verbal Rhetorical Strategies in Multimodal Documents Presenter: Suguru Ishizaki, Carnegie Mellon University Session: B.6 – Visualizing Technical Communication Time & Location: Room: 11:00 am – 12:15 pm M109 (Marquis Level) Key Points and Take Aways: The visual and verbal elements on a page give us a master narrative/holistic […]

What is up with Screen Space?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on May 15th, 2011

If you have been checking this blog regularly you may have noticed some differences–the blog may not have been up a day or two, the header image was not showing up, and so on.  We recently moved the blog to a new hosting service and, of course, some level of chaos ensued. I was also […]

Podcasting in the Music Classroom?

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on January 18th, 2011

I’ve done a fair amount of research on podcasting in the writing classroom (I have a forthcoming article in Kairos about it, for instance). Through empirical research, student comments and feedback, and my own observations, there is a lot of value to incorporating podcasting into the writing classroom (see this PodPoster I did, for instance). […]

CFP Computers & Writing 2011: Writing in Motion

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 16th, 2010

The CFP, copied below: Writing in Motion: Traversing Public/Private Spaces Call for Program Proposals Proposals due November 15, 2010 Invitations sent by January 31, 2011 Writing is in motion as never before: students text one another on the go and around the clock; colleagues and friends use wikis to brainstorm and to co-author important documents; […]

ATTW 2011 Call for Proposals: Networks of Technical Communication

Posted by Jennifer L. Bowie, Ph.D. on October 15th, 2010

The CFP, copied below: The Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) invites proposals for papers, posters, and workshops to be given at its annual conference immediately preceding the Conference on College Composition and Communication (CCCC). The fourteenth annual ATTW conference will be held in Atlanta, GA, on Wednesday, April 6, 2011. The full-day event […]