Course Description – It Helps to be in on the Joke (8.2)

English 280: Digital Literary Studies

Do you have favorite text you want to pore over? Do you want a job writing about video games? Are you interested in editing digital media? Here’s a way to get started on these goals and more. This course offers you an introduction to digital literary studies. Topics to be addressed include digitizing and analyzing print texts, comparing and critiquing electronic literature and video games, and creating video essays. This course also covers the creation of digital portfolios.