ENGL516: Computers and Writing: Theory and Practice (3 credits)
A review of current theory for constructing computerized composition and for applying computers in teaching writing at secondary and postsecondary levels.
Derek N. Mueller, PhD
Assistant Professor of Written Communication
Director of the First-year Writing Program
Department of English Language and Literature
Office: 613M Pray Harrold
Winter 2014 Office Hours: M, 12:30-4:30 and by appt.
Phone: (734) 985-0485
"The mantras of composition studies have worn thin, no longer offering answers that satisfy emerging questions about writing in its networked, hyper-circulatory condition" (187). Sid Dobrin, Postcomposition
"As we turn to the production of interfaces, of digital writing, we require a model capable of taking account of not simply the process leading up to a release, but the activity that follows as well" (38). Collin Brooke, Lingua Fracta: Towards a Rhetoric of New Media
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