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- The Nature of Argument in a Digital World
- Analyzing Arguments that are Born Digital
- The Moves of Argument in Web-based Text
- The Moves of Argument in Infographics
- The Moves of Argument in Video
- The Moves of Argument in Social Media
- Coaching Students' Work with Digital Arguments
Chapter 5: The Moves of Argument in Video
What does this type of digital argument look like in practice?
What constitutes a claim, evidence, warrant, and attention to rebuttal in this form of argument?
Craft Elements in Video
Focus (near, mid, far)
Pan and zoom
Downloadable Characteristics and Content of Video
Downloadable Craft of Video
Nursery Rhyme Activity
Other alternatives for having students create argumentative videos include:
Invite students to analyze existing arguments using a
video annotation tool
to describe what they have created and/or ask questions of their viewers.
Similarly, once students create their own videos, have them
create a “director’s cut”
, documenting the choices that they have made.
Alternatively, if the video is designed to be an
interactive, quiz-like experience
, students could use a tool such as
to ask their viewers a variety of questions in true/false, multiple choice, or short answer format.
Resources from the chapter
CIA World Factbook
Library of Congress
Mind Over Media
Windows Movie Maker
For more resources on teaching digital writing, please check out Troy's blog
"Digital Writing, Digital Teaching"
resources on his wiki page
. Additionally, check out the companion wiki for the books
The Digital Writing Workshop and Crafting Digital Writing
. For resources on Connected Reading, check out the companion wiki for the book
Connected Reading: Teaching Adolescent Readers in a Digital World.
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