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Course Resources

Below you will find a provisional collection of print and web-based resources grounding our opening lines of inquiry in ENGL326. Like many collections of resources for teaching and learning, this list is a work-in-progress. We should expect it to grow throughout the course of study. Please suggest additions to the list by sending email to derek.mueller@emich.edu.


Booth, Wayne, Gregory Colomb, and Joseph Williams. The Craft of Research. 3rd Ed. Chicago: U Chicago P, 2008.

Halavais, Alexander. Search Engine Society. Digital Media and Society Ser. Malden, MA: Polity P, 2009.

Howard, Rebecca M. "Plagiarisms, Authorships, and the Academic Death Penalty." College English 57.7 (1995): 788-806.

Macrorie, Ken. The I-Search Paper. 1988. Porstmouth, NH: Heineman, 1980.

Rice, Jeff. "The 1963 Hip-Hop Machine: Hip-Hop Pedagogy As Composition." CCC 54.3 (2003): 453-471.

Sirc, Geoffrey. "box-logic." Wysocki et. al. 111-125.

Warnick, Barbara. "Online Ethos: Source Credibility in an 'Authorless' Environment." American Behavioral Scientist 48.2 (2004): 256-265.

Wysocki, Anne F., et. al. Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition. Logan: Utah State Univ. Press, 2004.

Online Resources

C-Map Tools (worknets option)
Google Docs
Google Reader
Google Scholar

Halle Library
Oxford English Dictionary
Dissertation Abstracts International - Proquest
Research Guides

Wordpress.com (SSR Journal option)

Contact Information

Derek N. Mueller, PhD
Associate Professor of Rhetoric and Writing
Director of Composition
Department of English
Virginia Tech
Office: 315 Shanks Hall
Spring 2020 Office Hours: T, 12-3
Phone: +1-734-985-0485

"Really, we should say 'worknet' instead of 'network'. It's the work, and the movement, and the flow, and the changes that should be stressed." —Bruno Latour, "A Dialogue on ANT"

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