"Not all students are able to demonstrate their learning through written assessments." - D. Cooper, 2007
Workshop Goals Media Literacy and the Writing Process Comic/Graphic Novel Codes and Conventions Software demo and exploration Reflect on class use and assessment
Media Literacy Triangle Text Product i on Audience All media messages are constructions. Ontario Revised Language Curriculum, 2006 -narrative, recount procedural, persuade -character, setting, plot, conflict -values, beliefs -process -techniques -tools -copyrights -target audience -message
The Writing Process Pre-Writing Brainstorm for ideas Brainstorm for ideas Webbing, organizing Webbing, organizingWriting Drafting DraftingPost-Writing Revising Revising Feedback Feedback Peer/self edit Peer/self edit Polishing Polishing Publishing Publishing The Digital Writing Process with Comic Life Pre-Writing Brainstorm Brainstorm Storyboard (template). Storyboard (template). Script Script Writing (Construction) Drag and drop images, text bubbles) Drag and drop images, text bubbles)Post-Writing Revise (images, frames, gutters) Revise (images, frames, gutters) Feedback Feedback Edit (colours, shading, fills) Edit (colours, shading, fills) Add background, placements Add background, placements Publish to web, video, print Publish to web, video, print
Technology is increasingly a means for empowering students, a method for communication and socializing, and a ubiquitous, transparent part of their lives.
Of Digital Media, Comic Genre and Graphic Novels…oh my!!!
Shots – establishing (setting), close-up Format – colour, font Bubbles Panels – tilt, shadow Gutters – inferring, time Z pattern - direction