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Computers and Composition

1998 Volume 15, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. From a high-tech to a low-tech writing classroom: “You can't go home again”

    Charles Moran

    This article describes one teacher's study of the effects of changes in teaching environments upon the teacher. The author-subject moves from a computer-equipped classroom, where he has become... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. Computer-mediated communication in the undergraduate writing classroom: A study of the relationship of online discourse and classroom discourse in two writing classes

    Robert P. Yagelski & Jeffrey T. Grabill

    This article examines the relationship between electronic discourse and face-to-face discourse in two undergraduate university writing classes in which computer-mediated communication (CMC) was... More

    pp. 11-40

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  3. Towards excellence in computing in five years at Sacred Heart University: Year one

    Alison Warriner, Nancy Montgomery, Jacqueline Rinaldi & Pauline Yatrakis

    This article describes the experiences of the authors as directors of the Writing Program, the English as a Second/Foreign Language Program, (ESL/EFL) and the Learning Center—with its Adaptive... More

    pp. 41-60

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  4. On screen: The composing processes of first-year and upper-level college students

    Patrick J. Slattery & Rosemary Kowalski

    This naturalistic study focuses on the writing processes first-year and upper-level college students develop when they compose on screen. Eight composition classes were studied—four first-year... More

    pp. 61-81

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  5. Does the medium make the magic? The effects of cooperative learning and conferencing software

    Hansel Burley

    This article explores the effects of computer-assisted writing environments on composition students, focusing on the effects of cooperative learning and conferencing software. I found that word... More

    pp. 83-95

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  6. HOWL: An on-line conference for an off-line poetry seminary

    Priscilla Orr

    This article describes how an on-line conference was used in a graduate poetry class with students who were not accustomed to using technology in their coursework. The writer, herself a poet,... More

    pp. 97-104

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