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DigitalStorytellingFinalProject:English102,McCarthy

DueDateforCompletedProject:
Wednesdayofunit10@11:59PM
SubmitURLtoyourfinalebookproject.ItmustbesubmittedtotheCanvasDropbox.

GeneralInformationandHelpaswellasGradingRubrics:

APodcastversiondiscussingthisassignment:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhewBoqAkCQ
ViewanexampleGoogleDocumentbeforeEBookupload:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1Fh7yzjRFBeQxVpeY_yHXXPa4Kq3pheOQ_TqNw
Ov7K4E/edit
ViewanexamplePDFEbookuploadedtoScribd.com:
http://www.scribd.com/doc/97214109

PotentialPointsonecanearnwiththisfinalproject:
Thisfinalprojectisworth218points.Thereare10assignmentsstartinginunit2and
goingthroughthetermthatmakeupthefinalpointvalueforthisproject.

Assignment:
Thestudentisaskedtowriteamultimediaresearchedandoriginalebookproject(810
pagesinlength,includingthecoverpageandbibliography)
Onatopicthatexploresthe
relationshipbetweenbigbrotherandlittlepowerrelationships.

Thisebookshouldfunctionasthefollowing:asawaytoinformthereaderaboutthe
politicaland/orsocialtopicthatexaminespeopleinvolvedwithinabigvslittlebrother
powerstruggle.

Yourebookcanbepresentedasacreativewritingstory(thatwasresearchedandhas
citations),aresearchedcreativenonfictionwork,orasanacademicpaper!Youmay
suggestanotherform(filmorvideouploadedtoYouTube,forexample),butitmustbe
approvedbyyourinstructorandresearchmustexistinthetext(scriptforexample),
includingtheuseofquotes,correctcitations,andaworkcitedpage.

However,theebookmustinclude8preapprovedresearchtitlesincluding:
4readingsorvideoviewingassignedintheclass(pleaseseethereadinglistwiki
pageforlinkstoallreadingsinthiscourse).
4outsideresources:
2resourcesshouldbebooks.
2resourcesshouldbeacademicorprofessionalarticlesthathavebeen
preapproved.

HerearethedifferentelementsthatshouldbeincludedinyourEbookproject:

Whatformshouldyourebooktake?
Anyformatall.Considertheseforms
Atraditionalbook.
Amixedmedia,textandvideolayout
makeaproposaltoyourinstructorofwhatyoumaywishtodo!

Howshouldyourebookbelaidout.Ideally,pleaseincludetheseelements:
Part1:
Adiscussiononthepoliticaland/orsocialtopicofchoice,including
backgroundhistoryontheissue,howtheissuehasevolved,andwhere
theissuestandspresently.
Partonediscussionshouldalsofocusontherelationshipbetweenthebig
brotherandthelittlebrotherentities.

Part2:
Part2shouldbeaplanofaction:Iflittlebrother,inyourscenario,wanted
tochallengehisorherbigbrother,howcouldthisbedone?
Offer4differentavenuesregardinghowlittlebrothermight
challengebigbrotherspowerandwhy.

Research:atleast8preapprovedsourcesofresearch:
4mustbefromourclass
2outsidebooks
2academicorprofessionalarticles

Compositionelements:
StrongIntroduction,Body,andConclusion.
Definitionsofallmajortermsandideas.(Don'tforgettodefinehowyou
definebigbrotherandlittlebrother).
Summarizingofresearch,criticalanalysis,paraphrasingandsynthesizing
researchinformation.
Theincorporationofatleast5embeddedLinkstooutsidecontent.
Theuseofatleast3copyrightfreeimages.
Onewaytoincludecopyrightfreeimagesistouseimagesyou
createdorpicturesyoutookyourself.
Copyrightfreeimagescanbefoundinthesefollowinglocations:
http://www.flickr.com/creativecommons/
http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/Main_Page

Linktoatleast1,andnomorethan2videos.
Excellentinpaperandworkcitedcitationsthroughout!Specificallyusing
2

2011MLAGuidelines.
Fromisasimportantascontent!

Yourfinalpageshouldbeaworkscitedpagewhereyouofferacorrect
worksidednotationforeachresourceused.Pleasenote,theworkcited
pageisnotthesamethingisanannotatedbibliography.Thesearetwo
separateassignments,andtheyshouldbeapproachedintoseparate
ways.

Additionalrequirements:
EBookmustbe810pagesinlength(Notincludingcoverpageorworkcitedpage).

FormattingRequirements:
Softwareandebookform(traditionalvsMultimedia)willdeterminemuchofyourebookformat.

Bodyofyourpaper:
(BelowguidelinesaretakenfromPurdueOwlandarethestandardMLApaperFormatting
guidelinesyouMUSTuse).
Doublespacethetextofyourpaper,
andusealegiblefont(e.g.TimesNewRoman).
Thefontsizeshouldbe12pt.
Leaveonly
one
spaceafterperiodsorotherpunctuationmarks(unlessotherwise
instructedbyyourinstructor).
Setthemarginsofyourdocumentto
1inchonallsides.
Forthisassignment,useblockparagraphs.
Createaheaderthatnumbersallpagesconsecutivelyintheupperrighthand
corner,
onehalfinchfromthetopandflushwiththerightmargin.(Note:Yourinstructor
mayaskthatyouomitthenumberonyourfirstpage.Alwaysfollowyourinstructor's
guidelines.)
Useitalicsthroughoutyouressayforthetitlesoflongerworks
and,onlywhen
absolutelynecessary,providingemphasis.
Ifyouhaveanyendnotes,includethemonaseparatepagebeforeyourWorksCited
page.EntitlethesectionNotes(centered,unformatted).(1)
DONOTaddanextralinebreakbetweenparagraphs.Paragraphsaredistinguishedby
indentation.

ProjectDueDates(subjecttoChange)
ProjectResearchPhases

DueDatesandpoints

Brainstorming:
findingyourpaper
FirstpostisdueWednesday@11:5919pts
topic.Yesitisearly,butyouandIwill
findyourpapertopicthisweek!Willit
befiction,creativenonfiction,traditional
3

academicpaper?Wewilldecide
together:)
Google
:Ifyoudonotalreadyhavea
gmailaccountthroughGoogle,signup
forone!WeuseGoogleDocumentsin
thisclassformanyassignments.Ifyou
donotalreadyhaveaGoogleaccount,
signupforSSCCStudentemailthat
givesyouoneandaccesstoGoogle
Documents:
http://sites.southseattle.edu/ema
il/
SignuptoScribd.comawebsitethat
allowsuserstosharecontent!

http://www.scribd.com

Unit3:Wednesday@11:596pts

Studentswillsaywhethertheysignedup
andunderstandusingGoogle.
Documents.Theywillalsolistany
questionsaboutgoogledocumentsina
discussionthread.

Thesecondpartoftheassignmentwillbe
leavingyourpublicscribd.comurl.

PaperTopicdue,including:Title,and
BookDescription.

Whattosubmit:
Titleofyourbook.
Tagsthatdescribeyourbook
ShortDescriptionofyourbook

Watchvideosonhowtousegoogle
documentsforthisproject:

Unit4:DueWednesday@11:5919pts

HowToVideos
Part1(FormattingyourEbook,textand
backgroundcolor).
http://screenr.com/OpG8

Part2(PlayingwithTextstylesandheadings).
http://www.screenr.com/FpG8

Part3(TextHeadingsforStyle.Embedded
Links.MakingourStoryintertextuality).
http://screenr.com/6pG8
Part4(UsingEmbeddedLinksandputtingin
Imagesforintertextuality.).
http://screenr.com/epG8

Part5(IncludingYouTubeVideos,including
footnotesintertextuality.).
http://screenr.com/8AG8

Part6(Citations).
http://screenr.com/BAG8

Part7(turnGoogleDocintoaPDF,Uploadto
Scribd,FindURLofDocumenttosubmittothe
dropboxinAngel.)
http://screenr.com/GGG8

Research:Choseandgetapprovalon
8researchtitlesforyourproject.
4chosentitlesfromtheclass.
2booktitles.
2academicorprofessional
articles.

PartBWriteyourworkingThesis
Statement!

Unit5:DueWednesday@11:5926pts

Unit5:DueThursday@11:5919pts

AnnotatedBibliography:Writeashort
annotatedBibforEACHofthe8
researchtitlesforyourebook.
AnnotatedBibliography
instructionsandanexample:
https://docs.google.com/docume
nt/d/1rsru_NuNrIjdtmx_xZflfsKK
MWfoJS41wZd1MkhTJs/edit
Watchhereforhowtowritean
annotatedbibliography:
https://docs.google.com/present/
edit?id=0ARoMWehoosUtZGdu
cno4bWJfMzBkdGNkcDdneA&a
uthkey=CP3miM8E

Unit6:DueWednesday@11:5914pts

Writeanoutlineforyourebook,
sketchingoutbothparts1and2.
Includelinkstoallimages,videos,and
soundyouwillbeusingfortheproject.
Helponhowtowriteanoutline
canbefoundatthiswonderful
UniversityfoAlbanywebsite
resource
:
http://www.albany.edu/eas/170/
outline.htm
T
hewritingPsychWriting
CenterattheUniversityof
Washingtonoffersthis
wonderfulhandoutonhowto
writeafantasticoutline
:
web.psych.washington.edu/writi
ngcenter/writingguides/pdf/outlin

Unit7:DueWednesday@11:5929pts

e.pdf
CompleteRoughDraftofyourebook
Unit8:DueWednesday@11:5918pts
includingimages,colorschosenforthe
project,embeddedlinks,alldoneusing
GoogleDocuments.

SubmitaURLtoyourGoogle
Documenttogetfeedbackon
yourproject.Iwillnotoffer
feedbackonlateprojects!
Remembertogivemeediting
privilegessothatIcancomment
throughout.
PeerReview

EachStudentwillbeassigneda
studentpeerreviewer.Students
willpeerrevieweachothers
workinordertohelpeachother
catchallerrorsandflaws!

Unit9:Tuesday@11:5916pts

Ok,youmustsubmityourpaperforpeerreview
byTUESDAYyouwillrandomlybeassigned
anotherpapertopeerreview.Allpeerreviews
mustbecompletebySUNDAYat11:59PMthe
soonerthebetterforyourpartner!Note,itis
expectedthatthepeerreviewprocesswillbe
completebythedeadline,inordertoearnpoints
forthisportionoftheassignment.

FinalDigitalStoryEbookdue!

CompleteeditinganduploadtoScribd
fortheclasstodownload.

Submityourlinktothedocumentinthe
dropbox!

Unit10:DueWednesday@11:5952pts

SubmitbeforeThanksgivingbreak!Thisway
youcanrelaxonyourbreak,eatlotsofturkey
andhaveagoodtime.Iwillstarttogradethem
AFTERthebreak(IneedTurkeytoo).Idothis
tofreeyouupforyourotherclassesatfinals
timeasthatwillbestressfulenough!

NOTE
:Yourinstructorwillnotacceptlatepapers
unlessyouhavespokentoheraheadoftime
andmadearrangements.Thereareno
exceptions.Papersreceivedat12:05PMare
consideredlate.PLANAHEADANDEXPECT
PROBLEMS.