This exercise will help you to think about the connections between the different items in your content inventory (for WRCT 200) or the nodes in your mind map (for WRCT 300) Be willing to explore the different ways you might group your items to reveal connections that might not be apparent at first glance. Make sure you have … Read moreOpen Card Sort
Like the open card sort, this exercise will help you think about the connections between the different items in your content inventory by using two category sets to sort the items in your content inventory. Exercise Prep: Read R. Bass (2012). Update your sticky notes with any new items you have added from your content inventory. … Read moreClosed Card Sort
The purpose of this exercise is for you to help other students in the class deepen the reflective aspects of their posts and, in doing so, become more aware of how your own posts could be more reflective. Exercise Prep: Read J. Moon (2004)’s “The Presentation” (pgs 16 – 20).
The goal of this exercise is for you to edit your classmates’ posts so that they are clear, concise, and say as much as possible with as few words as possible. The posts should be scannable in an online environment and should engage the casual reader who may be doing many things at once! Workshop Prep: Make … Read moreEditing Workshop
In this exercise, you want to start thinking about the design of your site and test that design with others in the class. You will do this by drawing multiple wireframes, which are a standard part of the process of web design. Exercise Prep: Watch D. Blumenthal (2012). We will do the rest in class.
This exercise will help you make some final decisions about how to design your portfolio. You should think about what audience will most likely view your portfolio as you make these decisions. Exercise Prep: Complete the Design Decisions Worksheet before coming to class.