Teaching Writing in the Post-Blogging Era

Mark C. Marino
Aug 22 · 11 min read

What we lost

1. Trying to get people to read your blog

2. Apologies for not posting

3. The blogosphere:

replaced by the Zuckersphere.

And of course

4. periodic posts

….replaced by endless Twitter threads:

What took the place of blogs?


Course Sites

Or Assignments

And presentation-ware

That’s a shot from this presentation

But Medium does not include:

What blogging still offers

The WIC Pager app for iphone.

Best Blog Teaching Practices IMO

Hidden Curriculum:

And now for something practical:

A blog reading activity:

A Fact-Idea List

Alternatives to Blogger, Platishers, and CMS:

Okay, but enough about blogging, what else do ya got? ????— Audience Member at this presentation

Other Tools & Techniques for 21st Century writing instruction

22 Short Films about Grammar

Chain of Dependencies: a heuristic

Zotero for Group Evaluation of Sources

Topoi Glider

Love Letter Generator

Scholarship in the Internet Vernacular, featuring:

Katie Manthey’s Tumblr challenging sartorial norms


Online Collaborative Improvised Writing

The voluntary healing of necessary relationships — Rob Wittig

LA FLood Project

Netprovs are platformagasmic!

Behind Your Bak

Behind Your Bak

Mark C. Marino

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writer/researcher of emerging digital writing forms. Prof of Writing @ USC, Dir. of Com. for ELO, Dir. of HaCCS Lab

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