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  1. Race, Rhetoric, and Technology

    Searching for Higher Ground

    By Adam J. Banks

    Series: NCTE-Routledge Research Series

    In this book Adam Banks uses the concept of the Digital Divide as a metonym for America's larger racial divide, in an attempt to figure out what meaningful access for African Americans to technologies and the larger American society can or should mean. He argues that African American rhetorical...

    Published September 25th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Rhetorical Agendas

    Political, Ethical, Spiritual

    Edited by Patricia Bizzell

    This edited collection offers a broad consideration of contemporary rhetorical scholarship, tied to political, ethical, and spiritual themes. Originating from the 2004 conference of the Rhetoric Society of America, the contents of this volume reflects the conference themes of rhetorical agendas in...

    Published August 9th 2005 by Routledge

  3. The State of Rhetoric of Science and Technology

    A Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly

    Edited by Alan G. Gross, Laura J. Gurak

    The ubiquity of the Internet and digital technology has changed the sites of rhetorical discourse and inquiry, as well as the methods by which such analyses are performed. This special issue discusses the state of rhetoric of science and technology at the beginning of the twenty-first century....

    Published June 5th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Reinventing Curriculum

    A Complex Perspective on Literacy and Writing

    By Linda Laidlaw

    In this book, Linda Laidlaw explores the questions: What happens when children begin to write? Why is it that the teaching and practice of writing seems at times to be difficult in schools? How might teachers work differently to create more inviting spaces for developing literacy? The premise is...

    Published April 5th 2005 by Routledge

  5. Composition in Convergence

    The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment

    By Diane Penrod

    Composition in Convergence: The Impact of New Media on Writing Assessment considers how technological forms--such as computers and online courses--transform the assessment of writing, in addition to text classroom activity. Much has been written on how technology has affected writing, but...

    Published February 23rd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Visual Thinking, Online Documentation, and Hypertext

    A Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly

    Edited by Craig Baehr, John Logie

    This special issue addresses new approaches to developing Web sites, hypertext, and other forms of online documentation, and considers how the changing nature of hypertext requires us to adopt new development strategies that follow how readers act and interact in a highly visual-spatial medium. The...

    Published February 10th 2005 by Routledge

  7. Defining Visual Rhetorics

    Edited by Charles A. Hill, Marguerite Helmers

    Images play an important role in developing consciousness and the relationship of the self to its surroundings. In this distinctive collection, editors Charles A. Hill and Marguerite Helmers examine the connection between visual images and persuasion, or how images act rhetorically upon viewers....

    Published February 16th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The State of Technical Communication in Its Academic Context: Part I

    A Special Issue of Technical Communication Quarterly

    Edited by Carolyn Rude

    Several recent developments in the history of the Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW) and Technical Communication Quarterly (TCQ) led to this special issue on the state of technical communication in its academic context. This issue focuses on the work of the association as it helps...

    Published February 16th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Power of Words

    Unveiling the Speaker and Writer's Hidden Craft

    By David S. Kaufer, Suguru Ishizaki, Brian S. Butler, Jeff Collins

    In 1888, Mark Twain reflected on the writer's special feel for words to his correspondent, George Bainton, noting that "the difference between the almost-right word and the right word is really a large matter." We recognize differences between a politician who is "willful" and one who is "willing"...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge

  10. Demythologizing Language Difference in the Academy

    Establishing Discipline-Based Writing Programs

    By Mark Waldo

    In this volume, Mark Waldo argues that writing across the curriculum (WAC) programs should be housed in writing centers and explains an innovative approach to enhancing their effectiveness: focus WAC on the writing agendas of the disciplines. He asserts that WAC operation should reflect an academy...

    Published November 30th 2003 by Routledge