The Digital Composition Studio is an interactive, multimodal studio in the University of Alaska Anchorage Department of English. DCS tutors and staff can help you create rhetorically effective multi-modal texts, such as dynamic Powerpoint and Keynote presentations, basic website designs, audio and video podcasting, and the like. Our purpose is to help you accomplish your rhetorical goals while also negotiating the technological demands of multi-modal texts.
The DCS first opened its doors at the beginning of the Fall 2009 term and has since continued to develop and grow. We currently have four primary stations for student use. Each station features a dual-boot system equipped with both Windows and Macintosh operating systems and a battalion of software applications to serve multimodal text composition. Our tutors and staff can help you to develop and create your multimodal text using the technologies that best serve your needs.
During the fall and spring semesters we are open Monday - Friday from 8:30 am -5:30 pm. If you would like to set up an appointment for your project or class, please contact the DCS at firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also call us at 907-786-4324. Of course, we also openly welcome and serve walk-ins. If you want to make a reservation, please be sure to request a specific session on a specific day. If you need assistance outside of these times or have any questions about possible use for your class, contact Heather Caldwell at email@example.com. You may also find our "Tutorial" page for software tutorials helpful.