National Writing Project Annual Convention 2009


Addition! Open to ALL participants, ALL strands!

Introduction to Creating and Manipulating Images in Adobe Photoshop

Wednesday, August 12 at 4:30pm in 317 Bessey Hall
link to workshop materials: www.digitalwriting.org/ps




(by Danielle)



Monday, August 10: Digital and Visual Literacies

8:00–9:00am
eat breakfast
316 EBH
9:00–9:30am
participate in daily gathering
316 EBH
9:30–10:00am
participate in workshop goal setting
listen to overview of Monday
set goals for Monday
317 EBH
9:30–noon
think about literacy
think about digital and visual literacies
finding the "visual" in K-12 content standards > ACTIVITY
(http://www.digitalwriting.org/standards.html)
searching and evaluating the web > ACTIVITY
(http://www.digitalwriting.org/search.html)
317 EBH
noon–1
eat lunch
(on your own)
1:00–3:30pm
analyze images
manipulate images with Adobe Photoshop
317 EBH
3:15–3:45pm
write about/reflect on the day
317 EBH
3:45–4:30pm
report on the day’s work
316 EBH
Tuesday, August 11: Presenting Information in Exciting Ways
8:00–9:00am
eat breakfast
316 EBH
9:00–9:30am
review and reflect on Monday
listen to overview of Tuesday
set goals for Tuesday
214 EBH
9:30–noon
think about presentation design
create the world's worst presentation
214 EBH
noon–1
eat lunch
(on your own)
1:00–2:30pm
explore slideshows in the classroom
experiment with different slideshow platforms
slideshows in the classroom > ACTIVITY
(http://www.digitalwriting.org/slideshows.html)
214 EBH
2:30–3:30pm
take advantage of workshop time
214 EBH
3:15–3:45pm
write about and reflect on Tuesday
214 EBH
3:45–4:30pm
report on Tuesday’s work
316 EBH
Wednesday, August 12: Making Digital Movies and Designing Documents
8:00–9:00am
eat breakfast
316 EBH
9:00–9:30am
review and reflect on Tuesday
listen to overview of Wednesday
set goals for Wednesday
317 EBH
9:30–noon
talk about digital movies
create digital movies with Apple iMovie and Windows MovieMaker
317 EBH
noon–1
eat lunch
(on your own)
1:00–2:30pm
think about type and text
work with document design
create digital poetry
317 EBH
2:30–3:15pm
take advantage of workshop time
317 EBH
3:15–3:45pm
write about/reflect on Wednesday
317 EBH
3:45–4:30pm
report on Wednesday’s work
316 EBH
Thursday, August 13: Being Technology Activists and Advocates; Establishing Goals and Next Steps
8:00–9:00am
eat breakfast
316 EBH
9:00–9:30am
review and reflect on Wednesday
listen to overview of Thursday
set goals for Thursday
214 EBH
9:30–noon
talk about being technology activists and advocates
take advantage of workshop time
214 EBH
noon–1
eat lunch
(on your own)
1:00–2:00pm
continue workshopping
214 EBH
2:00–3:45pm
share! deliver presentations
214 EBH
3:45–4:30pm
report on the week’s work
316 EBH