Dr. Dean Taciuch
George Mason University

Fall 2007

English 343: 001 / NCLC 343:001
Textual Media

Augmented Text (hypertext annotation)

Construct a short hypertext (at least 5 screens, with about 10 links) annotating a short text (500 words -- about a page).

You can find Public Domain and open source texts at

You should be able to work directly in NVu. You may also compose in a text editopr such as NotePad. Don't use the convert to HTML function in Microsoft Word®—it makes unwieldy html.

An annotation consists of links to definitions, examples, personal reflections, and external sites. Do not simply link to Dictionary.com or an online encyclopedia; the definitions and examples should be your own.

Tutorial on hypertext annotation.


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