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Computers and Composition Vol. 21, No. 2 pp. 171–196
This article discusses and illustrates a meta-discourse heuristic that can be used to illuminate the politics of technology in higher education. Although the field tends to focus on developing critically literate students, teachers new to teaching...
Technical Communication Quarterly Vol. 3, No. 4 (1994) pp. 365–90
Examines computer-related courses and faculty rationales for such courses to find how and why computers are used in technical communication classrooms, and how current instruction may or may not move beyond skill building to include literacy and...
College Composition and Communication Vol. 61, No. 1 (September 2009) pp. 10–34
Academic institutions mediate online literacy practices in meaningful and significant ways. This essay explores the nature of that mediational process, using a visual-spatial method to map out and conceptualize dynamics and structures that have a...
College Composition and Communication Vol. 55, No. 3 (February 2004) pp. 470–503
Although computer literacy amounts to a complex set of interconnected capacities, teachers of writing and communication have tended to ignore functional issues, which are crucial to many aspects of online work. This essay reimagines the functional...
Technical Communication: Journal of the Society for Technical Communication Vol. 42, No. 4 (1995) pp. 581–84
Argues that media knowledge is essential for technical communication faculty. Maintains that such knowledge must involve an expanded sense of technical communication as a profession, an appreciation for the literacy expertise of technical...
Composition Forum Vol. 24 (2011)
E-book devices (and devices that support e-books) are increasingly being integrated into the working lives of students and teachers. We discuss our pedagogical and institutional experiences with the Sony Reader in composition courses at both the...
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...
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...