Writing and Theory for Digital Media - Writing Intensive (online) ENGL 3880W Section 02 Semester Spring Year 2021 Nick Potter Tuesday Thursday 11:00-12:15 Course Description This course is cross-listed with DST_VS 3880W, Section 02. Writing and Theory for Digital Media teaches the skills, methods, and theoretical frameworks needed to write for new media. Students will study and practice writing for web-based and digital media platforms, including blogs, podcasts, video essays, and the emerging possibilities of locative and interactive media. Assignments emphasize the professional and creative possibilities of new media production. In addition to the hands-on creation for audio, screen-based, and hybrid forms of digital media, students will also read, discuss, and write about work by new media theorists.