Tag: comic

  • Community Hacking: Variations on an Empty Comic

    Community Hacking: Variations on an Empty Comic

    (This first appeared at my blog, Kevin’s Meandering Mind) Inspired by all the remixing of Garfield comics, and the back page Caption Contest of the New Yorker magazine, I decided yesterday to remove the dialogue from one of my own webcomics for our Make Cycle around hacking writing for the Making Learning Connected MOOC, and…

  • Deconstructing the Cowbell Meme

    Deconstructing the Cowbell Meme

      Raise your hand if you know the reference to this meme? As part of our exploration of memes as cultural currency with the Making Learning Connected MOOC, I decided to use this particular meme and deconstruct it a bit. And I decided to do it in comic form. Check out how Google Trends followed…

  • Comic Reflections: Students Reflect on Digital Literacy Skills

    Comic Reflections: Students Reflect on Digital Literacy Skills

    (This is reposted from my blog, where I have been writing about a digital literacies workshop I have been facilitating for English Language Learners high school students. We’ve been doing a range of activities, leading into video game design. The workshop is sponsored by the Western Massachusetts Writing Project in conjunction with an urban school…

  • Reflecting on a Digital Conversation, part one

    (Anna Smith and I are starting up a conversation about writing in a digital age, and we intend to use different platforms to have our discussions. We also want to reflect on how those platforms inform our writing. Here, in comic form, I think about the use of a one-sided video chat. — Kevin)