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Computers and Composition

2002 Volume 19, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. A Handy User’s Guide to Computers and Composition

    John Scenters-Zapico

    This article is a visual essay that uses images of hands and computers to articulate the physical experience and ephemeral quality mediating between the physical act of keyboarding and the process ... More

    pp. 3-6

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  2. Secret characters: The interaction of narrative and technology

    Gwyneth Jones

    “Secret Characters” is an autobiographical sketch of a science fiction writer’s relationship with the Information Technology revolution, from the Commodore PET to Microsoft 2000: a creator of... More

    pp. 7-17

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  3. Under constriction: Colonization and synthetic institutionalization of Web space

    John B. Killoran

    Drawing on a study of 106 personal homepages, this paper presents a theoretical model of how citizens’ potentials as Web publishers are being compromised by the leadership of institutional... More

    pp. 19-37

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  4. Negotiation of identity and power in a Japanese online discourse community

    Paul Kei Matsuda

    The study of electronic discourse in the computers and composition field has thus far focused mostly on the English language while electronic discourse practices in non-European languages have... More

    pp. 39-55

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  5. Web research and genres in online databases: When the glossy page disappears

    Michelle Sidler

    This article details the impact of online databases, proquest in particular, on composition research. When distinguishing different online texts, students often encounter research and documentation... More

    pp. 57-70

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  6. Interfacing email tutoring: Shaping an emergent literate practice

    Dana Anderson

    A growing consensus within writing center literature regards the various modes of computer-mediated collaboration as discrete literate practices with literate aims different than those of face-to... More

    pp. 71-87

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  7. Graduate Education and the Evolving genre of Electronic Theses and Dissertations

    Jude Edminster & Joe Moxley

    Electronic writing spaces are transforming graduate education—enhancing mentoring and the shape of dissertation content. In this article, we review international efforts to develop the Networked... More

    pp. 89-104

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