Newspaper cat realization #30,566: Words on a page. How can I play with those?
What is that French saying? Plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose. Yep. There’s nothing new under the sun. Lather, rinse, repeat. All of this has happened before and it will all happen again…
ReadWriteWeb (or, Shamelessly Borrowed Title)
Okay, my response to reading (re-reading, actually) the first couple of chapters of Naomi Baron’s Words Onscreen: The Fate of Reading in a Digital World is as follows: Steve Jobs was a jerk.
Witty Title Here: Talking Blog Genre Conventions in Writing for the Web
So, we’re starting our blog project in Writing for the Web today and we spent some time brainstorming conventions of the blog genre and the blog post form
Experimenting with Scalar
For this year’s Computers & Writing conference, held on the lovely little campus of the University of Findlay, I decided to kill a couple of birds with one stone by creating my presentation in the form of a Scalar book. [Sidebar: Findlay, OH and UF are cute, you guys – here’s proof:]
As an academic in the field of English, I am hyper-aware of cultural conversations about higher education and the humanities. It seems not a day goes by without another media missive on the need to make higher education have more “value,” a word that is meant emphatically in an economic sense. Higher education should provide
Trent Batson’s blog post (The Edinburgh Challenge) earlier this summer on the rhetoric of ePortfolio – that it is a transformative, disruptive (popular buzzwords these days) – got me thinking about this idea of transformational learning. Namely, what is it I want (need?) to transform in my courses (particularly Writing for the Web, since that
I was asked recently by a graduate fellow at the Digital Rhetoric Collaborative to write a blog post for the site’s “Wiki Wednesday” feature about my use of the DRC Wiki in my Writing for the Web classes. This was a project I started back in Spring 2015 when my colleague, Sara Steger, and I
About time: Kairos and me
[twitter_buttons display=tweet,]At long last, a mulitmodal webtext I began work on with my colleague, Ron Balthazor, in 2011 has been published! You can find it in the Fall 2015 issue of Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy.
Been a book reviewing machine…
lately! I was invited recently by two journals (both of which have homes here at the University of Georgia) to review books for upcoming issues and those reviews are now published. The first is for the International Journal of ePortfolio, (whose co-Executive Editor is UGA’s Center for Teaching and Learning Director, Eddie Watson) and on