Connections: A Guide to On Line Writing / Edition 1

Connections: A Guide to On Line Writing / Edition 1

by Daniel Anderson, Bill Paredes-Holt, Bret Benjamin, Bret Benjamin

ISBN-10: 0205268471

ISBN-13: 9780205268474

Pub. Date: 11/28/1997

Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Inc.

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Table of Contents

1Introduction: Connections3
2Situating Communication: Rhetorical Foundations19
3I Don't Want to Argue About This Anymore: Defining Argument32
4Considering Purpose: Tools for Analyzing and Constructing Messages45
5I Know I Read It Somewhere: The Importance of Critical Reading57
6On-Line Research and the Writing Process75
7Untangling the Internet: Researching with the Web87
8Casting a Wide Net: Researching with Discussion Lists and Newsgroups106
9A Sample Research Session122
10Joining the Internet Community137
11More Than Just Slinging MUD: Real-Time Conversation and Interaction in MU*s and IRCs142
12Wiring the Classroom: Local Collaboration with E-Mail, Newsgroups or Web Forums158
13Hit 9 for an Outside Line: Dialing Long Distance with Newsgroups, E-Mail Discussion Lists, and Web Forums172
14Stirring the Pot: Mixing Media on the Web184
15"It's Also How You Say It": The Writing Process and Principles of Design197
16Virtual Architecture: Interior MU* Designing with a Purpose203
17Home (Page) Improvement: The Do-it-Yourselfer's Guide to Web Building216
18Considering Page Layout234
19Black Tie Required: Web Building with Style253
20Where Do We Go from Here? The Evolving Nature of Web Communication268
App. 1: Additional Resources279
App. 2MLA-Style Guidelines for Citing Internet Sources286
App. 3Copyright and Fair Use293
App. 4MU* Commands298
App. 5HTML Building Reference301

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