Digital Writing Videos
Digital Writing, Digital Teaching - Integrating New Literacies into the Teaching of Writing » Blog Archive » Quick Quote in MEA VoiceJust today, a colleague of mine was telling me that I need to be better at self-promotion. So, here goes… Future teachers (college students now) use blogs and wikis to share their own writing—so they can someday help their own students do the same. “Teachers are teaching the digital generation,” explained Troy Hicks, assistant professor of English Language and Literature at Central Michigan University, where he instructs preservice teachers. ( MEA Voice, February 2009, p. 10 )
The Presentation This Prezi moves through a series of ideas from the book, beginning with the cover, and then through three sections that (roughly) cover the ideas of being digital, crafting digital writing, and teaching in a digital writing workshop, followed by a photo from the classroom of my friend and colleague, Aram Kabodian . Depending on how much time I have, how many questions I want to entertain while talking, and the overall goals I have for the audience I am presenting to, I flex my speed and delivery of the presentation.
Here at the Digital Is website, we aim to collect and create resources, stories and reflections on what it means to write, teach, and learn today. We invite thoughtful educators from schools, universities, libraries, museums, and youth-serving institutions to join us in this effort. For all of us, this is a moment when new digital tools and Internet environments have given writers/learners a rich set of new opportunities to compose, create, and publish.
PLWP is hosting a book study of Because Digital Writing Matters byDanielle Nicole DeVoss, Elyse Eidman-Aadahl and Troy Hicks. This is part of the Missouri Writing Project Network statewide focus on this book. PLWP is using Google Groups, but I will be blogging here about my responses during the book study. I will be inviting others in the group to post comments here as well.