Principles of New Media:
Or, Playing Lev Manovich
by Madeleine Sorapure
article explains and demonstrates the five principles of new media
discussed by Lev Manovich in The Language of New Media.
The article also provides examples of student work, produced in
my Winter 2003 "Writing in New Media" course, that illustrates
all of the screens of the article, you need to interact with graphics
and/or buttons in order to make things happen and to make text
visible. Directions at the top of each screen should help you
determine how to proceed.
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comments or questions.