April 3, 2013 by Jackie Hoermann-Elliott
In oral and visual communication, it’s often how you compose yourself, what you wear, how you speak, and the ideas you speak on.
In writing, it can be our personal style, our voice, our ability to organize information competently, and arguably the most important determinant of credibility, the sources you cite.
What complicates all of this is the fourth mode of communication: electronic. In an age of text messaging, emailing, video posting, and unlimited ability to generate social media content. So to serve as the backdrop to our credibility game, please think (and mediate) through this question: Is technology improving the way we communicate or proving deleterious?
To play the game, groups will form and be assigned one of the resource links that follows below. Each group will then assess its assigned resource based on the credibility criteria it deems most relevant.
The resources are:
“Computers and writing” from Wikipedia.org