Craig Stroupe | Associate Professor of Information Design | Department of Writng Studies | 1201 Ordean Court # 420 | University of Minnesota Duluth | Duluth, MN 55812 | 218-726-6249 | fax 218-726-6882 |


In my classes, I frequently ask you to write commentaries on your online and visual projects. These commentaries provide an opportunity for you to explain how your work fulfill the terms of the assignment, and what you intended the work to say.

Secondly, the commentary provides a space for you to conceptualize and contextualize your work--to see in it the application of critical ideas about writing, culture, design, and history.

Excellent Commentaries Do the Following: