Using GIFs to Position Students as Scholars

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Jamie Henthorn


Article analysis assignments are common in First Year Writing. This paper argues that animated GIFs are an effective bridge between informal and formal literacies and encourage students to engage in the more critical elements of the genre. This article helps instructors to incorporate low-tech and low stakes multimodal elements into their assignment cycles.

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Henthorn, J. (2023). Using GIFs to Position Students as Scholars. Prompt: A Journal of Academic Writing Assignments, 7(1).