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Writing Center: Tips For Creating Multimodal Assignments

A guide to information to help you research and write more effectively.

Tips For Creating Multimodal Assignments

  • Remember that your assignment still needs some aspects of a traditional academic essay
    • Identify your thesis statement and find supporting arguments for your thesis. Base the information you include in your assignment around this thesis statement
    • Describe background information about the topic and the significance of the topic 
  • Identify and read instructional materials on how to use your chosen medium efficiently 
  • To ensure your medium is formatted well, review the material as if you are the audience watching or reading it
    • Have others view or read your assignment to provide feedback on the quality 
  • Practice your presentation of the material multiple times before giving your final presentation or recording the final video
    • Request that others review your presentation or script to receive feedback