Author: Jack Hennes

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Jack Hennes is currently a PhD student in the Department of Writing, Rhetoric, and American Cultures at Michigan State University. He is also Assistant Editor of Technical Writing at Writing Commons, an open education resource for writers. He is interested in the public dimensions of multimodal pedagogy, digital rhetoric, and professional communication.

During the Fall semester of 2014, a group of us took a graduate seminar on multimodal composing at Michigan State University (taught by Dànielle Nicole DeVoss). In the course, we read, discussed, and built on theories and practices in digital and visual rhetorics. In this blog post, we share one of our course assignments: a multimodal book review project that we hope will inspire further conversation and engagement with the DRC community. One of the tasks we faced in this course was immersing ourselves in past and current conversations around visual rhetoric and multimodal composing by focusing on themes of…

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