All of the assignments are geared toward helping you understand content management and broader issues of designing information for audiences such as audience analysis, purpose, targeted writing, accessibility, and usability.
Each of the assignments will have listed learning outcomes. If you have questions as to why we’re doing something, just ask.
Portfolios: For graduate students in the MA in PWRT, please remember that you will need to choose one of your assignments to include in your portfolio.
Your grade will be calculated as follows:
|in class participation and homework||ongoing||10%|
|concept presentations||see assignment page and schedule||10%|
|analysis of content||February 3, 2016||15%|
|analysis of content management systems||March 2, 2016||20%*|
|content template and style guide||March 30, 2016||15%*|
|April 10, 2016||30%*|
*These three assignments can be done in collaboration in teams of no more than three. However, I will need to approve the team before you move forward. You analysis of content assignment will be done in collaboration. See the assignment page for additional details.