You can find some examples of memes at these websites: Reddit r/AdviceAnimals Reddit r/Memes You can make memes with these sites: MemeGen Meme Generator You can research meme origins here: Know Your Meme Lab Report: For this lab we talked about multimodality, and created a basic form […]
Today’s lab will have two options, depending on how ambitious you’re feeling: You can complete GrokLearning’s introductory “Is Eliza Human?” lesson, which will introduce you to the Python programming language and allow you to build a basic chatterbot, which you might think of as a rudimentary interactive fiction. Kevin, Areti, […]
For this lab, English and Theater Librarian Amanda Rust will lead the class in a Wikipedia editing workshop. You can work in teams (or alone, if you wish) to make a significant contribution to a Wikipedia article. Before Wednesday, familiarize yourself with the links on the page Amanda has made for […]
Happy belated Thanksgiving!
Writing online and the image that people, corporations, or entities are trying to portray, and the methods with which these images work, are constantly in a state of evolution and never cease to shift. When we generated memes in class with Kevin, it was an interesting exposure to a new form […]
[x] The above is a link to my (not often updated) personal Instagram account, where the post is a “regram” of someone else’s original picture as a method of joining a giveaway. Now, I’m not usually one to join a bunch of online giveaways in the slim hopes of winning, […]
Lyric videos have existed as long as YouTube has been popular. I remember watching static pictures of my favorite artists, curated by other fans and YouTube users, as lyrics flashed across the screen. Instead of going to “metrolyrics.com” or “azlyrics.com”, I could sing along with the music playing in the background. The […]
(sorry these are really bad) I enjoy reading memes, but have never made one, so at first I was a little stumped about where to start. As I was creating the memes, I thought about the multimodality not just of the medium (overlap of text/image/cultural references) but […]
Is BuzzFeed a more in-depth meme? Yes! Tell me about it… There are many ways that BuzzFeed is consumed. First, it has it’s own website that allows people to search posts by category, take quizzes, create their own post, and randomize which post they will look at. There is also […]
For this lab, I contributed to the private Facebook group called Dogspotting. My post included a photo of a cute dog and a caption to that specifies where the photo was taken. The piece of writing (or whatever) is consumed by members of this private group on Facebook. The facebook group […]
Here, have a meme. Happy Thanksgiving!
REPRINTED LAB REPORT TEXT FROM WRITTEN? KITTEN! FOR READABILITY While there is obviously a multitude of different ways to engage with multimodal composition and online writing that are crafted for purposes of dissemination, publication, and communication, for this lab I’m trying to engage with multimodal writing on a personal, centralized, […]
One thing that i found insightful during this lab which i later thought about in the lab where we were asked whether or not the ibook presented was a book or not, was the idea of society, and how society has a big impact on defining the meaning of […]