Approaches to Computer Writing Classrooms: Learning From Practical Experience

Approaches to Computer Writing Classrooms: Learning From Practical Experience

by Linda Myers (Editor)

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Overview

This text provides a variety of practical and theoretical approaches to computer classroom design. Pedagogical, ethical, and political issues are discussed as well as nuts-and-bolts construction, adapting teaching styles to a CAI environment, use of specific hardware and software, and speculation regarding future electronic learning environments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791415689
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 08/28/1993
Series: SUNY series, Literacy, Culture, and Learning: Theory and Practice Series
Pages: 225
Product dimensions: 5.88(w) x 9.06(h) x 0.55(d)

About the Author

Linda Myers teaches computer-assisted composition and literature courses at Lehigh University, utilizing networks, hypertext, and multi-media formats.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments

Introduction
Linda Myers

1. Historical Barriers to Intelligent Classroom Design
Trent Batson

2. Student to Student: Putting Computers in Writing Classrooms
Fred Kemp

3. Integratng Theory and Ergonomics: Designing the Electronic Writing Classroom
Gail E. Hawisher and Michael A. Pemberton

4. I Sing the Body Electric: The Near-Literary Art of the Technological Deal
Deborah Holdstein

5. Adminstrative, Instructional, and User Decisions: Writing in an English Department's Macintosh Lab
Barbara Sitko

6. Our Pal Penelope: Weaving and Unweaving Models of Theory, Practice, and Research for Designing and Operating Computer-supported Writing Facilities
Cynthia L. Selfe, Richard J. Selfe, and Johndan Johnson-Eilola

7. Designing a Computer Classroom: Pedagogy, Nuts, and Bolts
Carolyn Handa

8. COLLAB
Robert C. Green

9. The Evolving Computer Classroom for English Studies
Valerie M. Balester

10. Designing Computerized Writing Classrooms
Lisa Gerrard

11. The Teacher-designed Computer Writing Classroom
Karen Nilson D'Agostino

12. Students, Teachers, Computers, and Architects: Designing an Open Computer Writing Laboratory
Gordon Thomas

Contributors

Glossary

Index

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