Category Archives: technology

Write For Market: Developing a Social Media Network with Twitter

Today’s Plan: Why Twitter? How does Twitter Work? Developing Your Twitter Profile From Ethos to Activity Developing Your Twitter Feed Why Twitter? As I understand it, Write for Market is focused on helping you launch your careers as creative writers, … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric 13 (Friday): Reviewing Infographics

Today’s Plan: Remaining Schedule Looking at Infographics via White Space Creating the Rubric (Google Docs) Piktochart Graphs (Linking to a Google Sheet) Break Peer Reviewing Piktocharts Homework Remaining Schedule Because April 29th is a designated reading day, we only have … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric 13.1: Making Charts and Graphs

Today’s Plan: Calendar Review Readings Basic Elements of Visual Rhetoric Playing with .csv files and Piktochart

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Visual Rhetoric 12 (Friday): Piktochart

Today’s Plan: Make-up Presentations Review Assignments 3 and 4 Make Piktochart.com accounts Follow the Intro .pdf Homework

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Visual Rhetoric 12.1: Using Piktochart

Today’s Plan: Make Piktochart.com accounts Follow the Intro .pdf Homework

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Visual Rhetoric 11.2: Infographic Project

Today’s Plan: Finish Book Production Presentations Introduce Infographic Project Introduce (Briefly) the Final Project Homework Infographic Project For our third project, we will be creating infographics. In preparation for today’s class, I had you read two short articles, “What is … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric Week 9 (Friday): Book Production Presentation

Today’s Plan : Book Cover and Jacket Book Production Presentation Book Production Project Rubric Garr Reynolds and Presentation Zen Design Canvas assignment: Make a Zen Presentation Hand back posters Work Time Homework Book Cover and Jacket Today I wanted to … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric 9.2: Book Production Presentation

Today’s plan: Book Production Presentation Details Presentation Zen Guidelines Book Production Presentation As I mentioned last class, the final component of our second project is to develop a presentation that “pitches” your book design. The hypothetical scenario here is that … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric 8 (Friday): Creating a Master Page

Today’s plan: Review Golden Section and a few tools Review Typography calculator One last wrinkle Creating a Master Page in InDesign Review of Production Concepts: Basic Book Design We’ve spent the last few weeks working on InDesign and the technologies … Continue reading

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Visual Rhetoric 8.2: Generating a Layout Grid (in InDesign)

Today’s Plan: watch a few tutorials do some math create a master page in InDesign for your poetry

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