academic/creative digital journals & directories
(There are hundreds of these, so I’m going to list a few of the most referenced ones, to my knowledge, which is certainly limited in disciplinary scope.)
- Directory of Open-Access Journals (includes links to 3800+ free, online journals)
- Electronic Literature Directory (includes 2300+ works of creative writing that use digital media)
- Electronic Literature Collection, v. 1 (59 “canonical” works of e-literature)
- Open Humanities Press (10 open-access journals in various fields)
Journals/Sites of Interest
- Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy
- Computers and Composition Online
- Born Magazine: Art and Literature Collaboration
- ebr: electronic book review
- Poems That Go (no longer publishing but is still cited frequently; see their list of journals/sites too)
- Iowa Review Web
- Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology in a Dynamic Vernacular
- Institute for the Future of the Book
- In Media Res
- The Digital Literacy Narrative Archives at Ohio State
articles/readings of interest
- Writing in the 21st century: 9-page report by NCTE past-president Kathleen Blake Yancey about how writing pedagogy needs to change to accommodate digital technology. (first link in body of page
- University’s role in the dissemination of research & scholarship–A Call to Action: 6-page pdf calling for universities to figure out how to disseminate faculty research through creation of technological infrastructures.
- student server instructions
- Transferring Movie Maker Project Files from one computer to another (old instructions, pre-Vista)
- importing AVIs into MovieMaker
- using webVPN to access files from home (print)
- using webVPN to access files from home (video)
- rip YouTube videos: zamzar.com – a free file conversion website: will help you rip YouTube videos for editing yourself.
- Instructions for ripping videos from YouTube using Zamzar (above). Follow the filetype choices in Step 2 for either Mac or PC.
- taking screenshots: PC or Mac instructions for taking screenshots and making them into images that you can upload to your blog.
- using MovieMaker: short, video-based tutorials that literally walk you through how to do pretty much everything in MovieMaker v.2.
- using iMovie 09: Apple’s tutorials for using the newest version of iMovie.
- using iMovie 06/HD: Apple’s tutorials for using an older (better?) version of iMovie.
- VPN client: you can download the VPN client from ISU’s help desk website. Use this for mapping your student server locations from home. (NOTE: I’m having trouble making it work on my Mac right now, so if you have problems with it, please call the Help Desk first, then we can troubleshoot in class (although it’ll be difficult since we don’t have wireless in the lab).
- WEbVPN client. Use this if the above doesn’t work or is too confusing.
- Zotero: a free bibliographic tool that comes as a Firefox plug-in.
- xtranormal: type in a script and use their pre-made 3D environs to create a movie.
- http://www.storymapping.org/: creating mapping/media story mashups with web and cell phone delivery.
- http://remixamerica.org/: Remix America gives you the tools and raw materials you need to remix America Then with America Now.
websites with accessibility tools
- Magpie: http://ncam.wgbh.org/webaccess/magpie/index.html
- Subtitle Workshop: http://www.urusoft.net/products.php?cat=sw&lang=1