Quick Coach Guide to Creating Multi-Modal Essays

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Cengage Learning, May 15, 2009 - Education - 64 pages
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Part of the QUICK COACH GUIDE series, QUICK COACH GUIDE TO CREATING MULTI-MODAL ESSAYS is a compact booklet that gives students basic and practical advice on how to incorporate various types of media into an essay. Using screen shots and short text, the content is organized from the simple inclusion of a static image into a text document to the more complex video essay. QUICK COACH GUIDES can be bundled with any Cengage Learning textbook or sold separately for a nominal price.
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Contents

What Does an Essay Sound Like?
1
Using Images Within a Text
5
Using PowerPoint
15
Using Video
31
Using the Web
35
Useful Tools General Overview
41
Credits
45
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Kathy Ford earned both her Bachelor's and Master's degrees in English from Eastern Illinois University. She taught English as a Second Language while also coordinating the ESL program at Eastern Illinois for a number of years. In 2001, she joined the faculty of Lake Land College as an English instructor. In 2003, she earned her Master Online Teaching Certificate through the University of Illinois/Springfield campus, and between 2003 and 2007 she served as the Academic Technology Coordinator. In this capacity, she facilitated the online learning program at Lake Land and trained faculty in the use of new technology. As a member of the Humanities department, Kathy teaches both online and face-to-face courses, which include Composition (essay/research writing), Composition Skills (developmental), Business English, Writing for Industry, Intro to Literature, Bible as Literature, Children's Literature, Myths and Legends, Humanities through the Arts (study of art, literature, drama), and Holocaust Studies. In 2008, she also led Study Abroad trips to London and Paris.

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