Class Notes 3/10/16

Things you can observe in digital environment:

  1. Arrangements
  2. Voices
  3. Words and Visuals interact/blend
  4. Perspective
  5. Space
  6. Speed/Time
  7. Editing
  8. Advertisement
  9. Accent
  10. Cadence
  11. Music/Audio
  12. Voice-over

Activity: make a list of terms from the text that might be useful in observing and analyzing digital enviornments


Class Notes 2/9/16

Rhetoric: the art of persuasion

  • Ethos – credibility of a speaker
  • Pathos – a speakers manipulation of emotion, they way you manipulate audience’s emotions
  • Logos – speaker’s use of “facts’ etc. to appeal to a sense of logic
  • Kairos – right time/place, choosing particular moment, context surrounding a particular text

You can turn in any Reading Summaries and Annotated Bibliographies and receive points until Sunday noon 

Make 1/3 of your Annotated Bibliography answer the question: How is this source useful for anyone writing about the built environment of Atlanta?

Purpose of Built Environment Analysis is to promote change.

Key Terms go in quotation marks.


Class Notes 2/2/16

Due Friday :

  • 3 Annotated Bibliography’s Unit #1

Due Next Friday:

  • Built Environment Description
  • External : Google Scholar

Secondary Research

Google Scholar: Peer Reviewed Source

Google: Popular Websites, Government Sites, Personal Sites, Commercial Sites, News Outlets (more bias)

Ethos: Credibility of your work

5 Modes of Communication

  • Linguistic  – written words
  • Visual
  • Aural
  • Gestural
  • Spatial – the way things are arranged

There is no such thing as a general audience , specify to be effective

Annotated Bibliography’s make a statement about the usefulness of a source.

We will not meet in class on Thursday