Oxford and Berkeley

Date May 11, 2009

Four years ago, one of the coolest and smartest girls I’ve ever taught walked into my room. A year before that the laziest smart boy I ever taught spent a great year with me. The girl, Alexis, decided she wanted to go to an all girl’s college so she could learn devoid of those silly […]

CCCC Presentation: A(Re)mediating Social Technologies

Date March 13, 2009

A(Re)mediating Social Technologies Laura J. Gurak (Chair), Dawn M. Armfield (“On the Go: Mobile Technologies and Literacy”, Daisy Pignetti, “What are you doing? Teaching with Twitter!”, Kimberly A. Schultz (“Social presence in the online writing classroom: is student customizable content an answer?”) At the next panel now, and I am pretty excited. Looks like a […]

CCCC Presentation: Emerging Technologies, Cyborg Futures? Human Rights & Literacy.

Date March 13, 2009

Emerging Technologies, Cyborg Futures? Human Rights, and Literacy Melissa Knous (Chair), Beatrice Quarshie Smith “Identities, Literacies, and Cyber Work”, Liz Canfield, “Cyborg Theories, Meatspace Realities: How Technology Can “Make Waves” in the First-year Writing Seminar”, Bonnie Orzolek Smith (bbsmith@ilstu.edu) is working on identities and literacies and has been in Uganda for 5 years, and she’s […]

Presentation: What is Web 2.0?: Innovate, Assess, Sustain: Writing Pedagogy and Web 2.0″

Date March 12, 2009

Presentation: What is Web 2.0?: Innovate, Assess, Sustain: Writing Pedagogy and Web 2.0″ Presenters: Tony Atkins, Alisa Cooper, Matt Davis, Kate Hagopian, Susan Cochran-Miller, Colleen Reilly, and Shelley Rodrigo. First workshop of the Conference for College Composition and Composition in San Francisco, CA is about applying technology applications and their use and connection within pedagogy. […]