Mark-Up on the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive

Text mark-up is a very interesting tool, one which I thought would be boring to learn about, but I was pleasantly surprised. The way that the tags designate different parts of the text, right now to the different parts of language, reminds me of linguistic trees. One example of the usefulness of XML, written in … Continue reading Mark-Up on the Piers Plowman Electronic Archive

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week v: reading & learning via e-lit

week v: reading & learning via e-lit

In these past five weeks, our consideration of literature (and what is "literary"), has been pushed to new and exciting frontiers. I, myself, have discovered a new appreciation for born-digital works, which themselves require computational processes to be read.Β The concept of digital storytelling is not new to any digital native, as even the early computer-desktop … Continue reading week v: reading & learning via e-lit

Scratch games

Since we'll be trying out Scratch today in class, I thought I'd list a few games that I think are interesting. feminist hero is intriguing. I can't get very far because I'm lousy at platform games--can anyone finish it? A cute "serious" Scratch game on gender is Spectrum. Then there is Tintern Abbey First-Person Shooter … Continue reading Scratch games