The final project was the opportunity for students to explore some question in Internet Linguistics that interested them. They were asked to produce two final products: one academic paper, and one public-facing product. The paper followed the norms of a standard academic paper. The audience for this was the instructor, fellow student, and (potentially) a wider academic community. The public-facing product was an opportunity to be more creative with form. Students were asked to decide: What audience do you want to share this with, and how would that best be achieved? Students might record a video for YouTube; edit/create Wikipedia pages; create a webcomic; write a blog post with links to relevant information; create a Buzzfeed-style quiz; write a listicle (#7 will shock you!); make a game, or other ideas.
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"Internet Linguistics Final Project".