Multimedia

Workplace writers today have many different technologies available for communication. In this course, we will explore how to create multimedia which communicates effectively with audiences.

Website Design and Portfolios

This section provides resources for multimedia that will be navigated by your user, such as your online portfolio. While the usability page provides you with some tips on how to test your design, the principles of CRAP below can help you get started on the layout and functions of your site.

Posters

As you examine the posters linked below, try to answer these three questions: 

  1. In what ways do I find myself responding to the poster as I look over it? 
  2. How does the design of the poster shape my response? 
  3. How might the CRAP principles of design explain my response? 

Slide Design and Videos

Film Director George Lucas talks about why we need to communicate visually.

As you examine the videos linked below, try to answer these two questions:

  1. In what ways do I find myself responding to the video as it plays?
  2. How does the design of the video shape my response?
All previous ENGL 210 student videos

Resources