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Computers and Composition

September 2015 Volume 37, Number 1

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Short-form writing: Studying process in the context of contemporary composing technologies

    Pamela Takayoshi

    In this article, I argue that writing studies scholarship has little understanding of what happens when writers compose the short-form, networked writing which is increasingly prevalent across the ... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Infrastructure and Wiki Pedagogy: A Multi-Case Study

    Thomas Sura

    Current theories of wiki pedagogy, which hold that wikis can be valuable tools for collaboration and socially constructing knowledge in the classroom, have not thoroughly considered how wikis are... More

    pp. 14-30

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  3. Textual Adventures: Writing and Game Development in the Undergraduate Classroom

    Brian D. Ballentine

    Building on scholarship in video game studies, this article argues that rather than writing about games as textual artifacts or playing games to reveal what they can teach us about writing, we... More

    pp. 31-43

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  4. Writing space: Examining the potential of location-based composition

    Jordan Frith

    People use location-aware mobile applications to both produce and organize information. As scholars have noted, digital information is increasingly being organized by physical location. This... More

    pp. 44-54

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  5. Speaking of Composing (Frameworks): New Media Discussions, 2000–2010

    Courtney L. Werner

    This article examines scholarly conversations for discussions of new media in College Composition and Communication, Research in the Teaching of English, Computers and Composition, and Kairos from ... More

    pp. 55-72

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  6. Glenn Gould and the Rhetorics of Sound

    Jonathan Alexander

    Given the increased attention to working with sound in multimodal and multimedia compositions, this essay summarizes current pedagogical research and scholarly conversations and then argues for... More

    pp. 73-89

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  7. Teaching with Instructional Assistants: Enhancing Student Learning in Online Classes

    Tiffany Bourelle & Andrew Bourelle, University of New Mexico; Sherry Rankins-Robertson, University of Arkansas at Little Rock

    This article details a pilot project incorporating instructional assistants (IAs), or upper-level undergraduate writing tutors, embedded in the courses of an online writing program at a large land-... More

    pp. 90-103

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  8. LaTeXnics: The effect of specialized typesetting software on STEM students’ composition processes

    Patrick Bahls, Department of Mathematics, University of North Carolina, Asheville, Karpen Hall, CPO #2130, Asheville, NC 28804; Amanda Wray, Department of Literature and Language, University of North Carolina, Asheville, Karpen Hall, CPO #2130, Asheville, NC 28804

    Undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) students are often trained to use technical typesetting software in order to produce authentic mathematical prose, though... More

    pp. 104-116

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  9. Wikipedia's Politics of Exclusion: Gender, Epistemology, and Feminist Rhetorical (In)action

    Leigh Gruwell

    Compositionists have celebrated Wikipedia as a space that privileges collaborative, public writing and complicates traditional notions of authorship and revision. Yet, this scholarship has not... More

    pp. 117-131

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  10. Grammatization: Bernard Stiegler's Theory of Writing and Technology

    John Tinnell

    This article explicates and probes the ways in which media theorist Bernard Stiegler drew on histories and theories of writing in order to enrich the study of digital culture. For digital... More

    pp. 132-146

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  11. Assemblage by Design: The Postcards of Curt Teich and Company

    Stephen J. McElroy

    Composition scholars’ recent attention to multimodal design and production has been prompted by a changing technological landscape characterized by the development of new digital and networked... More

    pp. 147-165

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  12. Digital Scholarship and Interactivity: A Study of Commenting Features in Networked Books

    Jenna Pack Sheffield

    Digital scholarly publishing is moving toward the use of commenting features, which allow readers to contribute to the knowledge production of the publication and establish a community of readers... More

    pp. 166-181

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  13. A Bag Full of Snakes: Negotiating the Challenges of Multimodal Composition

    Michael-John DePalma & Kara Poe Alexander

    Because of the vast changes to the communication landscape over the last two decades, along with the influence of emerging technologies on students’ writing practices, empirical studies that... More

    pp. 182-200

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  14. Understanding the Journals that Write Us: A 30th Birthday Reflection

    Natalie Szymanski

    2013 marked the 30th anniversary, or birthday, of the Computers and Composition journal. In order to provide a reflective picture of where the computers and composition subdiscipline has been, what... More

    pp. 201-228

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