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ENGL 1030: Composition & Rhetoric

This guide will help students enrolled in ENGL 1030 find resources to complete the major assignments

Instructional Support

Instruction Offered and Timeline of When to Use
Resource Instructional Workflow When to Use
Copyright and Copyleft for Multimodal Projects Canvas Module
  • In this 10-minute Canvas module, students will be able to:
    • Describe Copyright Law and plagiarism and how you can respect this law and avoid plagiarizing
    • Identify what Fair Use, Public Domain, and Creative Commons are
    • Identify how to provide a path for others to use creative works
  • Read directions on how to upload a Canvas module into your Canvas course.
Before students work on their multimodal assignments
Introduction to Video Projects
  • In this 20-minute Canvas module, students will be able to:
    • Formulate a plan for a video, building off of familiar skills including essay writing
    • Evaluate video production decisions, including location, sound and light
    • Demonstrate knowledge of media licenses, including Creative Commons and public domain
    • Identify steps of the video editing process and resources for learning editing skills
  • Read directions on how to upload a Canvas module into your Canvas course.
Before students work on their multimodal assignments
Introduction to Podcast / Audio Projects
  • In this 20-minute Canvas module, students will be able to:
    • Compose plans for podcasts using best practices for writing for audio 
    • Evaluate podcast production decisions, including recording equipment and location
    • Demonstrate knowledge of media licenses, including Creative Commons and public domain
    • Identify steps of the podcast editing process and resources for learning editing skills
  • Read directions on how to upload a Canvas module into your Canvas course.
Before students work on their multimodal assignments
Introduction to Visual Design Projects
  • In this 15-minute Canvas module, students will be able to:
    • Formulate a plan for a design project and identify design creation resources
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of design including color, font, and space
    • Evaluate design decisions
  • Read directions on how to upload a Canvas module into your Canvas course.
Before students work on their multimodal assignments