Call for Blog Carnival Contributions: Beyond a “Single Language/Single Modality” Approach to Writing

by Laura Gonzales September 2, 2014 Announcements

Recently, scholars in rhetoric and composition and digital rhetoric have been paying increased attention to the connections between multilingualism and multimodality. For example, at the 2014 Conference of College Composition and Communication, Min-Zhan Lu, Anis Bawarshi, Nancy Bou Ayash, Juan Guerra, Bruce Horner, and Cynthia Selfe situated the future of writing instruction in translingual, multimodal practices and pedagogies.

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How to Become Better at Academic Networking

by beccatarsa August 28, 2014 Uncategorized

Step One: Become a DRC Fellow. If you’re anything like me, this should do the trick.
Networking can be challenging for me. I came to Comp/Rhet late, when I was already halfway through my graduate school career. Making the switch from Literature to C/R made me a much happier, engaged and successful student, but it also made me feel a bit isolated.

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Striking a Spark

by drelizabethdavis August 26, 2014 Hack & Yack

Welcome back to Dr. Elizabeth Davis’s Hack and Yack Series.  
In Technologies of Wonder, Susan Delagrange argues for hypermedia as “an alternative to the linear, rational, univocal, scholarly article or student essay” because of its surface-spatial orientation and the way that creates “an alternative that makes it easier to recognize and incorporate alternative voices and forms of evidence and to create multiple perspectives, and to do so in a way that promotes inquiry and thoughtful judgment rather than a sequential march of traditional logocentric sources in support of a foregone conclusion” (128).

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Thinking About Connections: Portfolios, Research, and the Digital

by drelizabethdavis August 19, 2014 Hack & Yack
Elizabeth Davis

Welcome to the DRC’s latest Hack and Yack Series. Over the next two weeks, Dr. Elizabeth Davis will share her thoughts, theories, classroom practices, and research that begin with eportfolios and extend into a new model for digital research and publication.  

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Connections and Collaboration

by Laura Gonzales August 18, 2014 DRC Grad Fellows
DRC Fellows' Network Diagram created by fellow Liz Homan for our 2014 C&W Presentation

When people ask me what I do as a DRC fellow, I often describe myself as a bridge between different conversations and communities related to digital rhetoric. That is, I view the DRC site as a space where teachers and researchers from different areas come together to share ideas and resources.

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