Digital Lesson Plan Open House: Augmented Reality

Keith Leisner

Events, Locative Media

To Our Usual Readers, In lieu of a conventional blog post, and in preparation for the 2015 DWRL Digital Lesson Plan Open House, this post summarizes a lesson on augmenting a physical space to better understand arguments about the rhetoric of space — in this case, the DWRL itself (how meta!). See ya next post! The Augmented Reality Team

“Accessibility: DWRL & Beyond”

Beck Wise

Events

Today at noon, DWRL alumna Stephanie Rosen, Accessibility Specialist at the University of Michigan Libraries, is hosting a workshop on accessibility and digital media. Join us in FAC 9,  tune in remotely via the Google Hangout, or follow along with our tweets. The handouts and reference material for the workshop are available in this Google Doc.

Annotation Swarm: DWRLers to Illuminate Alumnus James Brown’s Book

Will Burdette

Alumni, Events

A "swarm" of post-its in a forest.

In honor of Open Access Week, October 19 through 25, the University of Texas at Austin’s Digital Writing and Research Lab (DWRL) will lead a collaborative annotation of DWRL alumnus James Brown’s new book Ethical Programs: Hospitality and the Rhetorics of Software (University of Michigan Press, 2015) using the Hypothes.is platform. Hypothes.is is free and open source software that allows for annotation, sentence-level critique, and note-taking on Web documents. Guided by DWRL alumnus Dr. Jeremy Dean, Director of Education at

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Recap: hypothes.is Workshop

Beck Wise

Events

A sticker showing the hypothes.is logo--a black lower-case 'h' in a square speech bubble--on a Macbook keyboard

On Friday, September 18, DWRL alum Dr. Jeremy Dean returned to the FAC basement to introduce instructors from around the university to online annotation tool hypothes.is. Tweets from the event are collected below and include tips for using hypothes.is in different disciplines, sample assignments and previews of coming attractions–as well as a magic trick!