On GIFs

For LRC 515 (4.14.14)

Please watch the following videos

Next, please visit one of the following:

The Story of GIF

Literacy Of The Glitch

Museum GIFs

Two Fictional Females. One Male Gaze

Please report back to the class on the example you visited by answering the following questions:

  1. What’s the point? What is it attempting to accomplish?
  2. Why GIFs? As opposed to videos, essays, sounds, etc.
  3. Can it be relevant in any way to your own educational/academic practice?
  4. Can you think of a way to employ Animated GIFs in your own educational/academic practice?

Finally, enjoy and take part in the discussion.

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