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Courses - Spring 2021
ENGL
English Department Site
ENGL491
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, P-F
Prerequisite: Students must have satisfied the Fundamental Studies Academic Writing requirement.
Credit only granted for: ENGL489J, or ENGL491.
Formerly: ENGL489J.
Examines the social significance of the ways digital texts are composed and circulated. Explores why it matters how the web is written and who does the writing, understanding the Internet as rhetorical from its content and communities to the code, protocols, and policies that control digital distribution. Includes active experimentation with digital tools so students can expand their theoretical understanding through critical making.