Courses

pound-ds106-logoDigital Storytelling – ds106

This course interrogates the term digital storytelling within the cultural context by experimenting with digital platforms for storytelling within a larger narrative of networked conversation on the Internet at large. I joined as an online participant in 2011 and eventually took over as an online instructor.

Noir106

Co-taught with Martha Burtis and Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington

This course was a version of ds106 which used film noir as narrative theme. The three instructors worked together throughout the course and brought their three sections together as one large group, in order to see what kind of synergies would develop at that scale.

Wire106

Co-taught with Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington

This course was a version of ds106 which used the HBO series The Wire as a narrative basis to examine storytelling through various media.

The Internet

Co-taught with Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington

  • Fall semester 2014
  • Summer semester 2014
  • Spring semester 2014

A survey of the technology and issues underlying the use of the Internet for communication, resource discovery, research, and dissemination of information in multimedia formats.

True Crime

Co-taught with Jim Groom, University of Mary Washington

  • Fall semester 2013

Freshman seminar examining true crime narratives over the course of 300 years of American history, their relationship to questions of gender, class, race and morality, and how those relationships change over time and place.