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I'm past 20 now. Twenty-odd daily comics for The Wild West Adventures of the Internet Kid, an idea that was sparked by my participation in the open Western106 story adventure. I thought I would...
Kevin Hodgson - 2016-01-25 02:29
(Originally published at Kevin's Meandering Mind) As has been my mode lately, I was watching the most recent video from the Connected Courses project in Vialogues (Thanks, Terry Elliott...
Kevin Hodgson - 2014-09-21 13:18
Keywords: selfie, comics, composition
I had an interesting moment recently with two of my classes. We were watching the movie version of Tuck Everlasting (after reading the novel) and there is a scene where the Stranger (played by...
Kevin Hodgson - 2014-05-16 02:34
Keywords: remix, comics, clmooc
(reposted from my blog) Yesterday, as I was reading the newspaper on Sunday morning, I had one of those “make epiphanies” that come as a result of being part of the Making Learning Connected MOOC. I...
Kevin Hodgson - 2013-07-01 03:33
Over at the Making Learning Connected MOOC (which launches this coming week!), I created a few webcomics to illustration our Frequently Asked Questions page. It was a way to have some fun, but also...
Kevin Hodgson - 2013-06-09 03:55
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Taking it to the authorship stage by making comics was clearly valuable.  Their written reflections demonstrated the creativity and insight they used in making the comics.  What on the...
Mitch Nobis - 2013-04-28 18:40
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The student reflections suggest tremendous growth.  Though few of them claim joy at being assigned Thoreau’s essay in the first place, they clearly put thought into the visual rhetoric of their...
Mitch Nobis - 2013-04-28 18:38
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Students need critical awareness of visual rhetoric for a variety of reasons, but one big reason is the increase of time spent in digital environments where visual elements mix readily with...
Mitch Nobis - 2013-04-28 18:33
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 A range of students’ comics are linked here, with two also posted below.  Their comics vary widely in artistic quality, but that is fine.  The elements we practiced don’t depend on...
Mitch Nobis - 2013-04-28 18:28
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The old and oft-maligned genre of comics offers us one possible answer and a unique way to include visual literacy without having to wildly alter the classroom curriculum.  Here’s how it worked...
Mitch Nobis - 2013-04-28 18:16

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