Looking Back on My Year as a DRC Fellow

by Lindsey Harding July 28, 2014 DRC Grad Fellows

By Lindsey Harding

As a DRC Fellow this past year,  I had the chance to do a lot:
I discovered a community of scholars interested in teaching, technology, and writing–three of my favorite things!
I met people (like The New York Times writer John Branch and teacher-scholars Troy Hicks and Bob Cummings) and learned more about what my friends and mentors (Paulina Bounds and Elizabeth Davis) are up to in their pedagogical projects.

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Technology Revolutions: Google Glass and the Composition Classroom ~TH1

by Liz Homan July 21, 2014 2014 C&W Reviews
Discussion with TH2 Audience

Presented by Jill Morris, Frostburg State University
Reviewed by Shampa Biswas, Washington State University
Shampa Biswas is an PhD. student in Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT) from the Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and a graduate writing consultant at Graduate and Professional Writing Center (GPWC) of the Writing Program, Washington State University.

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Big Data Research on Peer Review,Teacher Commentary, and Mentoring: The (R)Evo-Affordances of WPA Software Tools @ UGA and USF ~D1

by Liz Homan July 21, 2014 2014 C&W Reviews

Presented by Dr. Christy Desmet, University of Georgia
Reviewed by Shampa Biswas, Washington State University.
Shampa Biswas is an PhD. student in Language, Literacy, and Technology (LLT) from the Department of Teaching and Learning, College of Education and a graduate writing consultant at Graduate and Professional Writing Center (GPWC) of the Writing Program, Washington State University.

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“Assembling Composition” ~ Session F2

by 1sophist July 18, 2014 2014 C&W Reviews
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Review by Rachael Ryerson
Panelists
Stephen McElroy, Florida State University
Kathleen Yancey, Florida State University
As their title suggests, both Stephen McElroy and Kathleen Yancey’s presentations explore assemblage as both a practice of composing and as compositions in themselves. While their presentations could not be more different, with McElroy focusing on assemblage in postcard production and Yancey exploring tombstone assemblage, both presenters rely on Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart Selber’s framework/definition of assemblage:
Assemblages are texts built primarily and explicitly from existing texts in order to solve a writing or communication problem in a new context.

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Decentering Whiteness in the Digital Humanities Through/With Decolonial Methodologies ~ Session F7

by Stephanie West-Puckett July 17, 2014 2014 C&W Reviews

Review by Stephanie West-Puckett
Read more about session f7 on the C&W conference site.
PANELISTS
Angela Haas, Illinois State University
Emily Legg, Purdue University
Gabriela Rios, University of Central Florida (unable to attend)
The Politics of Our Intellectual Interfaces: Revisiting the Technological Metaphors We Live and Think With
There’s an update available for your operating system, technorhetors, and Angela Haas said you should download it now.  

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