Author: Maria Novotny

Maria Novotny is an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh where she teaches professional and digital writing courses.

Introducing Our Class: Digital Rhetoric in Health & Medicine In the Fall of 2017, the nine of us met in an undergraduate course titled “Digital Rhetoric in Health & Medicine” at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO). For us students, all of whom are English majors, we found ourselves in many new and unfamiliar experiences. For instance, this was a new class, offered by a new English faculty member, and a course that focused on several unfamiliar fields of inquiry: digital rhetoric, surveillance studies, and wearable health technologies. All of these new experiences made it difficult to predict how such a…

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