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What I’ve Learned: The Strengths and Weaknesses of Digital Writing

Over the period of this course, I have learned to grasp the various concepts and strategies that make up writing in the digital age. The task is certainly not easy; it requires a visual sense of what can work, and what cannot, both in terms of rhetoric, and perhaps most importantly, design. There have been several key points made throughout our readings that focus on this, and I feel as though, while my digital writing skills may not always be perfect, they have provided me a tremendous amount of help in shaping my digital literacy.

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Rhetorical Analysis #2: A Look at Campaign Videos

Here, we look at some informative videos on some change campaigns, including Organizing for Action, Stop Food Waste, as well as the ACLU. We can then look at the rhetorical tactics of these videos, and better understand how they attract an audience.

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Genre Set Analysis: How Car Websites Compare

 

This post seeks to evaluate the websites of 3 major auto companies, with those being Chevrolet, Ford, and Toyota. The results find there are many similarities, but some key differences in marketing.

 

Chevrolet 

Chevrolet currently offers 13 vehicles to consumers, and it’s own website has the simple goal of displaying those vehicles in order to get the attention of buyers. The website itself, from a personal standpoint, is helpful in convincing the consumer to consider buying a Chevrolet. Upon entering the website, the visitor is greeted by large images dis-

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My Digital Autobiography

Over the course of time, my technological literacy has been relatively good, which I can mainly attribute to my influence from parents, friends, writing, as well as various forms of technology I’ve had since I was little. This post summarizes my experiences with technology, and outlines the strengths these have attributed to my current technological knowledge.

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