The Virtues of Podcasting and Multimodal Literacies in the Creative Writing Classroom: Diversity, Voice, and the New Digital Environment
Multimodal and Multicultural Literacies: The Virtues of Podcasting in the Creative Writing Classroom: Diversity, Voice, and the New Digital Space
This article argues for the pedagogical value of two types of podcast production within the creative writing classroom, the craft-analysis podcast and the storytelling/narrative podcast.
Analytic podcasts offer students a self-reflexive, metacognitive, multimodal learning tool that supports diversity in thought as it pertains to craft analysis; also, we discuss utilizing external podcasts to diversify instruction in the classroom. The production narrative podcasts highlights the value of the desperate storytelling elements, and how those elements can be used in a multitude of different ways, in order to create a multimodal experience that forefronts students’ voices within these narratives.