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Doerr-Stevens, Candance – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2015
Issues of representation and identity are paramount in youth media. These issues are further complicated when youth draw on popular culture and other media resources as vehicles to interpret and represent themselves (Alvermann, 2008, Jenkins et al., 2006). While youth-produced media often draw on popular culture resources and are frequently…
Descriptors: Discourse Analysis, Film Production, Video Technology, Documentaries
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Doerr-Stevens, Candance – E-Learning and Digital Media, 2011
This article presents a qualitative case study that uses discourse and social semiotic analysis methods in order to examine the rhetorical construction of fictional personas within an online role play used for learning in the college classroom. Of special focus are the differing patterns of semiotic resource use (for example, language and…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Program Effectiveness, Semiotics, Linguistic Theory