Computers in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook / Edition 1

Computers in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook / Edition 1

by Michelle Sidler, Elizabeth Overman Smith, Richard Morris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0312458444

ISBN-13: 9780312458447

Pub. Date: 03/23/2007

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

Computers in the Composition Classroom introduces new teachers and scholars to the best thinking and practices that inform sound computer-assisted writing pedagogy. Chapters focus on critical issues such as literacy and access; identity and online writing practices; composing online; and the future of technology and writing.

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Computers in the Composition Classroom introduces new teachers and scholars to the best thinking and practices that inform sound computer-assisted writing pedagogy. Chapters focus on critical issues such as literacy and access; identity and online writing practices; composing online; and the future of technology and writing.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312458447
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
03/23/2007
Series:
Bedford/St. Martin's Professional Resources Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
544
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

INTRODUCTION
Reflecting on Technology and Literacy in the Composition Classroom

Part One
FOUNDATIONS OF COMPUTERS AND COMPOSITION


Introduction

1 CCCC Position Statement on Teaching, Learning, and Assessing Writing in Digital Environments

2 Literacy, Technology, and Monopoly Capital
RICHARD OHMANN

3 The Rhetoric of Technology and the Electronic Writing Class
GAIL E. HAWISHER AND CYNTHIA L. SELFE

4 Distant Voices: Teaching and Writing in a Culture of Technology
CHRIS M. ANSON

5 The Politics of the Interface: Power and Its Exercise in Electronic Contact Zones
CYNTHIA L. SELFE AND RICHARD J. SELFE JR.

Part Two
LITERACY AND ACCESS

Introduction

6 Technology and Literacy: A Story about the Perils of Not Paying Attention
CYNTHIA L. SELFE

7 From Pencils to Pixels: The Stages of Literacy Technologies
DENNIS BARON

8 Champing at the Bits: Computers, Copyright, and the Composition Classroom
JOHN LOGIE

9 "It wasn't me, was it?" Plagiarism and the Web
DÀNIELLE DEVOSS AND ANNETTE C. ROSATI

10 Reading Hypertext: Order and Coherence in a New Medium
JOHN M. SLATIN

Part Three
WRITERS AND IDENTITY

Introduction

11 Feminist Research in Computers and Composition
LISA GERRARD

12 Out of the Closet and into the Network: Sexual Orientation and the Computerized Classroom
JONATHAN ALEXANDER

13 The Persistence of Difference in Networked Classrooms: Non-negotiable Difference and the African American Student Body
TODD TAYLOR

14 Reversing Notions of Disability and Accommodation: Embracing Universal Design in Writing Pedagogy and Web Space
PATRICIA A. DUNN AND KATHLEEN DUNN DE MERS

Part Four
WRITERS AND COMPOSING

Introduction

15 Pedagogy in the Computer-networked Classroom
JANET M. ELDRED

16 Contrasts: Teaching and Learning about Writing in Traditional and Computer Classrooms
MIKE PALMQUIST, KATE KIEFER, JAMES HARTVIGSEN, AND BARBARA GOODLEW

17 Rethinking Validity and Reliability in the Age of Convergence
DIANE PENROD

18 Looking for Sources of Coherence in a Fragmented World: Notes toward a New Assessment Design
KATHLEEN BLAKE YANCEY

19 The Politics of the Program: MS Word as the Invisible Grammarian
TIM MCGEE AND PATRICIA ERICSSON

20 The Computer and the Inexperienced Writer
CHRISTINE A. HULT

21 Web Literacy: Challenges and Opportunities for Research in a New Medium
MADELEINE SORAPURE, PAMELA INGLESBY, AND GEORGE YATCHISIN

22 Web Research and Genres in Online Databases: When the Glossy Page Disappears
MICHELLE SIDLER


Part Five
INSTITUTIONAL PROGRAMS


Introduction

23 The Debate about Online Learning: Key Issues for Writing Teachers
PATRICIAWEBB PETERSON

24 Why OWLs? Value, Risk, and Evolution
STUART BLYTHE

25 The Best of Both Worlds: Teaching Basic Writers in Class and Online
LINDA STINE

26 The Impact of the Computer in Second Language Writing
MARTHA C. PENNINGTON

27 WAC Wired: Electronic Communication across the Curriculum
DONNA REISS AND ART YOUNG

Part Six
THE RHETORIC OF NEW MEDIA WRITING


Introduction

28 Negative Spaces: From Production to Connection in Composition
JOHNDAN JOHNSON-EILOLA

29 Part 2: Toward an Integrated Composition Pedagogy in Hypertext
SEAN D. WILLIAMS

30 Some Notes on Simulacra Machines, Flash in First-Year Composition, and Tactics in Spaces of Interruption
ANTHONY ELLERTSON

31 Re: The Future of Computers and Writing: A Multivocal Textumentary
BILL HART-DAVIDSON AND STEVEN D. KRAUSE

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ABOUT THE EDITORS

CREDITS

INDEX

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