What Is the Publication Center?
The Publication Center is a multi-function space to enhance student learning about writing, visual rhetoric, publication, and circulation of print and digital documents of all kinds.
To this end, the Publication Center
- Organizes open workshops for students on publication-oriented topics
- Plans open lab times, so that students can bring their publication projects to the Center, and get aid from faculty mentors and peer tutors
- Is a resource for students, with books, ephemera, software, equipment and tutorials in its physical and virtual spaces
- Sponsors ongoing publication projects, such as student book competitions and the Write 500 Words project (examples only)
- Assists faculty in becoming familiar/adept with publication processes and skills, including layout and design, so that these considerations can be infused broadly into the curriculum
- Hosts speakers on publication-related topics
- Screencasting: using Prezi, Slideware (PowerPoint & open source), & Screenr to make screencasts & presentations
- Thursday, February 14, 2-3:30 p.m.
- Multimedia & Multimodal Reflections: using the potential of an ePortfolio to encourage more focused reflections.
- Wednesday, February 20, 2-3:30 p.m.
- Broadsides & Posters: incorporating elements of document and visual design into writing assignments.
- Monday, March 4, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
- Podcasting and Audio Compositions
- Thursday, March 14, 2-4 p.m.
- Critical Remix: Developing Critical Media Literacies
- Wednesday, April 10, 2-3:30 p.m.