Sunday, July 01, 2007

GLIT 6756: Remix Workshop

This remix workshop has two purposes: (1) to give you time and space to muck around with a range of remix tools and processes, and (2) to critically examine your own experiences in constructing some kind of remix in light of local or regional literacy curriculum frameworks, standards or criterion-referenced tests.

1. Working independently or in small groups, complete one or more of the following activities:

(a) Photoshopping as remix

If you don’t have image editing software on your machine (e.g., Adobe Photoshop, Paintshop Pro), then use Fauxto online (requires registration).

(b) Second Life machinima remixes

Public access places within Second Life you can visit:

Role-playing areas in second Life (compiled by Gary Hayes,

(c) Video edited remixes

(d) Fraps/iShowU and Google Earth remix

Additional, more or less free practical resources, tools, and software etc.

2. Working in small groups with literacy policy and curriculum documents, discuss the following questions:

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