Page Jumps: Change Campaigns

I have looked at three campaigns to better understand their rhetorical tactics: #NoDAPL #J20 Resist #Say Her Name "The “Dakota Access” Pipeline (DAPL) is a $3.8B, 1,100 mile fracked-oil pipeline currently under construction from the Bakken shale fields of North Dakota to Peoria, Illinois. DAPL is slated to cross Lakota Treaty Territory at the Standing…Read more Page Jumps: Change Campaigns


Coding: HTML & CSS Exercise

When I began this exercise in class, I had a coughing fit and had to step as an integral step was being explained. By the time I returned, I was completely lost.   After attempting to rush in order to catch up, I began making several mistakes and altering the html code beyond recognition. This…Read more Coding: HTML & CSS Exercise

Rhetorical Analysis Video: The Process In order to create the rhetorical analysis video seen above, I had to complete a thorough genre analysis of 3 distinct, yet related online texts. I chose to examine the call-to-action pages of 3 political parties: the Democratic Party, the Green Party US, and the Party for Socialism and Liberation.My hypothesis was that the…Read more Rhetorical Analysis Video: The Process

Political Party Calls to Action: A Genre Analysis

The Background Political parties in the United States of America are typically thought of as being broken down into categories of: Establishment Parties Democratic Party Republican Party Third Party Candidates Libertarian Party Green Party Constitution Party of the U.S. Independents (no party affiliation) Party of Socialism and Liberation (PSL) Socialist Party USA etc. While the…Read more Political Party Calls to Action: A Genre Analysis

Technologically ‘Literate’…with Varying Degrees of Technological ‘literacies’

As I think back to my earliest memory of engaging with technology in a way that could be considered to be representative of technological Literacy (the use of the uppercase ‘L’ is intentional), I am led to believe that we, as a society in the current digital age, may be hard pressed to find a…Read more Technologically ‘Literate’…with Varying Degrees of Technological ‘literacies’