Search results for author:"Johndan Johnson Eilola"
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JAC: A Journal of Composition Theory Vol. 13, No. 2 (1993) pp. 381–99
Describes the computer technology called hypertext, especially as it relates to teaching composition. Argues that the ability to redistribute textual control hold both empowerment and danger for hypertext writer/readers, who can be compared to...
Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy Vol. 16, No. 3 (2012)
Here's the tricky part: If we teach ourselves and our students that texts are made to be broken apart, remixed, remade, do we lose the polymorphous perversity that brought us pleasure in the first place? Does the pleasure of transgression evaporate...
Academic theory about hypertext indicates that hypertext use makes concrete postmodern and post-structuralist theories of text. When it is said that hypertext offers a new type of freedom and power for readers and writers, what are some of the...
Computers and Composition Vol. 13, No. 3 (1996) pp. 269–291
Arguing that the discourses in which we write also write us, this essay examines some language-related regulating mechanisms that function in online forums supported by wide-area networks (WANs). In particular, it examines one online forum...
Computers and Composition Vol. 20, No. 4 pp. 415–425
Early work in and about hypertext suggested dramatic potentials for the medium, primarily in the way it challenged notions of authorial control, linearity, and the status quo in general. This history of hypertext tended to portray contradicting...
Computers and Composition Vol. 24, No. 4 pp. 375–403
Although students work and live in a remix culture, composition pedagogy does not always value the discursive practices of that culture, especially when it comes to producing written work for academic contexts. The reasons for these views are...
IText: Future Directions for Research on the Relationship between Information Technology and Writing
Cheryl Geisler; Charles Bazerman; Stephen Doheny-Farina; Laura Gurak; Christina Haas; Johndan Johnson-Eilola; David S. Kaufer; Andrea Lunsford; Carolyn R. Miller; Dorothy Winsor; Joanne Yates
Journal of Business and Technical Communication Vol. 15, No. 3 (2001) pp. 269–308
Undertakes to build on a knowledge base and articulate issues involving ITexts (information technologies with texts at their core). Reviews existing foundations for a research program in IText and then scopes out issues for research over the next...