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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Both Sides Now ~ A review of session E9, Cuerpos y Lenguajes

by Matt Gomes July 17, 2014 2014 C&W Reviews
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Both Sides Now ~ A review of session E9, Cuerpos y Lenguajes
by Matt Gomes, Michigan State University
Panelists
Laura Gonzales, Michigan State University
Maria Novotny, Michigan State University
Katie Manthey, Michigan State University
 
Overview
This panel consisted of three graduate students from the PhD program in Rhetoric and Writing at Michigan State University, Laura Gonzales, Maria Novotny, and Katie Manthey, whose work converged on the common theme of how their lived experiences and physical bodies have played a role in the development of their academic interests and identities, focusing in particular on how their lives and research interests interact with their positions as graduate students.

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