Author: Eddie Nevarez

Eddie is a first year PhD. student at the University of Minnesota , Twin Cities researching embodied technologies, applied research qualitative and quantitative methods, composition studies, and risk and crisis intercultural communication.

Scalar is defined as an open source publishing platform designed to make born-digital scholarship easy for authors (Scalar). It allows the easy support for authors to collaboratively write in a variety of ways utilizing multiple media sources. It requires a minimal technical expertise of the interface as it is described as being as easy as using WordPress. What the platform describes is a way to engage in a new type of writing and publishing for scholarship. The foundational scholars of collaborative writing Lunsford and Ede have revolutionized and defined collaborative writing with their own personal accounts and publications. Writing is…

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