Tips for Electronic Media Entries

1.  Remember that the visual is as important as the verbal. Pay attention to the images, colors, and other visual elements in your entry.

2. If you are creating a video or digital movie, consider creating a detailed script. You might focus especially on the integration of the images with the sound.

3. If your project includes branching (as in an interactive narrative or a website), consider developing a flow chart or site map. These aids may help you guide readers in ways that enhance your project's effectiveness.

4.  Discuss your ideas and drafts with others. Conversations with professors, family members and friends can help you develop your ideas and sharpen your presentation.

5.  If you are creating a website or similar interactive communication, conduct usability tests. Be sure that it is easy for users to understand and navigate.

6.  Come to the Writing Center. Drop in or make an appointment online for any of the Writing Center's three locations: Belk Library, Multicuiltural Center, and Koury Business Center. The Belk Library location has large screens on which you and the consultant can view your creation.

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Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation, Feb. 26

Join us for a Lunch and Learn on Writing Effective Letters of Recommendation for your students.


Writing a Research Proposal Abstract

Join us for a workshop on proparing a research proposal abstract. This workshop is open to all Elon students working on a research abstract for a grant, fellowship or conference proposal.

Student / Faculty Workshop: Writing as a Social Scientist

This workshop will teach students to write as a social scientist by reviewing common genres in the discipline, identifying typical writing features, and examining expected styles, etc.

Teaching 2-Column Script Writing Workshop, Mar 1

Douglass Kass, assistant professor of communications, will present on “Teaching Two-Column Script Writing" on Thursday, March 1.

Evaluating Visuals and Multimodal Writing Workshop, Mar 12

Join us for the "Evaluating Visuals and Multimodal Writing" Workshop Monday March 12, presented by Ben Hannam, associate professor of communications and Paula Rosinski, professor of English and director of Writing Across the University.