Technology and English Studies: Innovative Professional Paths / Edition 1 by James A. Inman | 9780805845891 | Paperback | Barnes & Noble
Technology and English Studies: Innovative Professional Paths / Edition 1

Technology and English Studies: Innovative Professional Paths / Edition 1

by James A. Inman
     
 

ISBN-10: 0805845895

ISBN-13: 9780805845891

Pub. Date: 11/30/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Offering a whisper of hope for unemployed English majors everywhere, the contributors to this collection relate the ways that they have to come work in technology and English studies and suggest paths through which others might do the same. The volume begins with definitions of its three central terms, "technology," "English Studies," and "professional paths" and then

Overview

Offering a whisper of hope for unemployed English majors everywhere, the contributors to this collection relate the ways that they have to come work in technology and English studies and suggest paths through which others might do the same. The volume begins with definitions of its three central terms, "technology," "English Studies," and "professional paths" and then discusses professionalization across the domains that comprise technology and English Studies. Annotation ©2006 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780805845891
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/30/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface. Part I: The Past as the Future. E.S. Rabkin, Democracy, Real Work, and Falling in Love With the Net. N. Hilton, Chip Off the Old Board. W. Morgan, Circe's Mirror: Professing Liminality. J.F. Barber, All About...Eclecticism as a Professional Path to English Studies. Part II: Searching the Academy. J. Castner, The Importance of Belief. D. Eyman, Moving in From the Periphery: Exploring the Disciplinary Labyrinth. K. Dorwick, From Darkness to Light: Struggling With the Tenure-Track. D. Grigar, On Chance and Change and the Paths on Which They Take Us. Part III: Pushing Boundaries. P.B. Childers, Taking Risks: How to Keep the Juices Flowing. J. Edminster, Electronic Theses and Dissertations: Constructing Professional Interest Over and Against Resistance to Innovation. J.M. Slatin, Becoming an Accessibility Researcher: A Memoir. M. Warschauer, Networking the Nile: Technology and Professional Development in Egypt. Part IV: Forging Beyond. J. Elmborg, A Long Strange Trip: Finding Humanism in the Modern Wired Library. D. Greco, My Freelance Life: Curiosity Versus Professionalization. B.L. Hewett, Interdependency: Building Relationships Between the Academy and the Private Sector. M. Amerika, Answers to Questions I Have Been Asked: A Technomadic Journey.

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