Summary assignments for week 14: Markham, Meloy, Stedman, & Vieregge

April 8, 2008 at 10:22 am (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Technology & work*

Markham: Johnson, Robert R. (1998). Users, technology, and the complex(ity) of the mundane: Some “out of the ordinary” thoughts. In User-centered technology: a rhetorical theory for computers and other mundane artifacts (pp. 3-16). Albany: State University of New York Press.

Meloy: Johnson, Robert R. (1998). Refiguring the end of technology: Rhetoric and the complex of use. In User-centered technology: a rhetorical theory for computers and other mundane artifacts (pp. 17-40). Albany: State University of New York Press.

Stedman: Salvo, Michael J. (2002). Critical engagement with technology in the computer classroom. Technical Communication Quarterly, 11(3), 317-337.

Vieregge: Sullivan, Patricia, & Porter, James E. (1993). Remapping curricular geography: Professional writing in/and English. Journal of Business and Technical Communication, 7, 4: 389-422.

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments for week 13: Vieregge, Zephyrhawke, Bryant, & Crawford

March 31, 2008 at 3:03 pm (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Identity politics—gender and sexuality*

Vieregge: Haraway, Donna. J. (2004). A Manifesto for cyborgs: Science, technology, and socialist feminism in the 1980s. In The Haraway reader (pp. 1-45). New York: Routledge.

Zephyrhawke: Haraway, Donna. J. (2004). Modest_witness@second_millennium. In The Haraway reader (pp. 223-250). New York: Routledge.

Bryant: Alexander, Jonathan. (2006). Writing queer digital youth. In Digital youth: Emerging literacies on the world wide web (pp. 229-289). Cresskill: Hampton Press.

Crawford: Taylor, T.L. (2006). Where the women are. In Play between worlds: exploring online game culture (pp. 93-124). Cambridge: MIT Press.

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Summary assignments for week 12: Crawford, Markham, Stedman, & Meloy

March 25, 2008 at 7:56 am (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Identity politics—power, race, class

Crawford: Banks, Adam J. (2006). Taking black technology use seriously: African American discursive traditions in the digital underground (pp. 68-85). In Race, rhetoric, and technology: searching for higher ground. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum.

Markham: Blackmon, Samantha (2007). (Cyber)conspiracy theories?: African-American students in the computerized writing environment. In Pam Takayoshi and Pat Sullivan (eds) Labor, writing technologies, and the shaping of composition in the academy (pp. 153-164). Cresskill: Hampton Press.

Stedman: Gruber, Sibylle (2007). Living in different cultures: Experiences of the borderlands. In Literacies, experiences, and technologies (pp. 29-54). Cresskill: Hampton Press.

Meloy: Grabill, Jeffrey T. (2003). On divides and interfaces: Access, class, and computers. Computers and Composition, 20, 455–472.

 

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments for week 11 (repost in case you missed it)

March 22, 2008 at 12:38 pm (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Visual rhetoric, design, and space (note: these readings are available in BB)

Meloy: Sullivan, Patricia (2001). Practicing safe visual rhetoric on the World Wide Web.
Computers and Composition, 18(2), 103-121.

Stedman: Sorapure, Madeleine (2006). Text, image, code, comment: Writing in Flash. Computers and Composition, 23, 412–429.

Vieregge: Kinross, Robin. (1989). The rhetoric of neutrality. In Victor Margolin (ed.), Design discourse: History, theory, criticism (pp. 131-143). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Zephyrhawke: Reynolds, Nedra. (2004). Learning to dwell: Inhabiting spaces and discourses. In Geographies of writing: Inhabiting places and encountering difference (pp. 139-177). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Bryant: Lupton, Ellen (2004). Text. In Thinking with type: A critical guide for designers, writers, editors, and students (pp. 61-110). New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments for week 11 (week 10 is conferences): Meloy, Stedman, Vieregge, Zephyrhawke, & Bryant

March 5, 2008 at 8:40 am (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Visual rhetoric, design, and space (note: these readings are available in BB)

Meloy: Sullivan, Patricia (2001). Practicing safe visual rhetoric on the World Wide Web.
Computers and Composition, 18(2), 103-121.

Stedman: Sorapure, Madeleine (2006). Text, image, code, comment: Writing in Flash. Computers and Composition, 23, 412–429.

Vieregge: Kinross, Robin. (1989). The rhetoric of neutrality. In Victor Margolin (ed.), Design discourse: History, theory, criticism (pp. 131-143). Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Zephyrhawke: Reynolds, Nedra. (2004). Learning to dwell: Inhabiting spaces and discourses. In Geographies of writing: Inhabiting places and encountering difference (pp. 139-177). Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press.

Bryant: Lupton, Ellen (2004). Text. In Thinking with type: A critical guide for designers, writers, editors, and students (pp. 61-110). New York: Princeton Architectural Press.

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments: week 9–Bryant, Crawford, Markham, & Martell

February 26, 2008 at 8:26 am (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Please remember to 1) include the citation for your summary; 2) categorize your post as a summary; and 3) sign your summary.

Thanks,

mwz

Technology lens: Sound

Bryant: Levy, Steven. (2006). Podcast. In The perfect thing (pp. 227-254). New York: Simon & Schuster.

Crawford: Rickert, Thomas, and Salvo, Michael. (2006). The distributed gesamptkunstwerk: Sound, worlding, and new media culture. Computers and Composition, 23(3), 296-316.

Markham: Voida, Amy, Grinter, Rebecca E., Ducheneaut, Nicolas, Edwards, W. Keith, and Newman, Mark W. (2005). Listening in: Practices surrounding iTunes music sharing. Proceedings from CHI, April 2–7, Portland, Oregon, USA.

Martell: McKee, Heidi (2006).  Sound matters: Notes toward the analysis and design of sound in multimodal webtexts. Computers and Composition, 23, 335–354.

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Summary assignments for week 8: Martell, Meloy, Stedman, Vieregge, & Zephyrhawke

February 18, 2008 at 5:17 pm (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Please remember to include the citation for your summary and categorize your post as a summary. These readings are available in Blackboard (not your course packs).

Technology lens: Wireless*

Martell: Rheingold, Howard. (2002).Smart mobs: The power of the mobile many. In Smart mobs: the next social revolution (pp. 157-182). Cambridge: Perseus Publishing.

Meloy: Castells, Manuel, Fernandez-Ardevol, Mireia, Qiu, Jack Linchuan, and Sey, Arba (2007). The space of flows, timeless time, and mobile networks. In Mobile communication and society: a global perspective (pp. 171-178). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Stedman: Castells, Manuel, Fernandez-Ardevol, Mireia, Qiu, Jack Linchuan, and Sey, Arba (2007). The language of wireless communication. In Mobile communication and society: a global perspective (pp. 179-184). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Vieregge: Meeks, Melissa Graham (2004). Wireless laptop classrooms: Sketching social and material spaces. Kairos, 9(1) http://english.ttu.edu/KAIROS/9.1/binder2.html?coverweb/meeks/index.html

Zephyrhawke: Levy, Steven. (2006). Cool. In The perfect thing (pp. 75-106). New York: Simon & Schuster.

Best,

mwz

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Summary assignments for Week 7: Bryant, Crawford, and Markham

February 12, 2008 at 12:59 pm (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Technology lens: Gaming

Bryant: McAllister, Ken S. (2004). A grammar of gamework. In Game words: language, power, and computer game culture (pp. 27-65). Tuscaloosa: U of Alabama P.

Crawford: Bogost, Ian (2007). Procedural rhetoric. In Persuasive games: the expressive power of videogames (pp. 1-64). Cambridge: MIT Press.

Markham: Gee, James Paul (2003). Semiotic domains: Is playing video games a “waste of time”? In What video games have to teach us about learning and literacy (pp. 13-15). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments for Week 6

February 4, 2008 at 4:11 pm (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Critical lens: Collaboration & communities (available through BlackBoard)

Meloy: Seely Brown, John and Dugid, Paul. (2000). Reading the background. In The social life of information (pp. 173-206). Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Stedman: Morville, Peter (2005). The sociosemantic web. In Ambient findability (pp.119-154).Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, Inc.

Vieregge: Rheingold, Howard. (2002).The evolution of reputation. In Smart mobs: the next social revolution (pp. 113-132). Cambridge: Perseus Publishing.

Zephyrhawke: Keen, Andrew (2007). The noble amateur. In The cult of the amateur: How today’s internet is killing our culture (pp. 35-63). New York: Doubleday/Currency.

 

Thanks,

mwz

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Summary assignments for Week 5

January 29, 2008 at 8:30 am (Summary assignments--MWZ)

Pedagogy lens: Distance education

Bryant: Seely Brown, John, and Dugid, Paul. (2000). Re-education. In The social life of information (pp.207-241). Boston: Harvard Business School Press.

Crawford: Anson, Chris M. (1999). Distant voices: Teaching writing in a culture of technology. College English, 61 (3), 261-80.

Markham: Sullivan, Patricia (2007). Literacy work in e-learning factories: How stories in popular business imagine our future. In Pam Takayoshi and Pat Sullivan (eds) Labor, writing technologies, and the shaping of composition in the academy (pp. 229-257). Cresskill: Hampton Press.

Martell: Kynard, Carmen (2007). “Wanted: Some Black long distance [writers]”: Blackboard Flava-Flavin and other AfroDigital experiences in the classroom. Computers and Composition 24(3), 329-345.

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mwz

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