Making Arguments: the Value of New Media Scholarship

Earlier this semester, I wrote a blog post that focused on the digital-visual connection in writing studies scholarship. I was interested in what Mary Hocks identifies in “Understanding Visual Rhetoric in Digital Writing Environments” (2003) about how all writing as being hybrid: “Historical studies of writing technologies have demonstrated that all writing is hybrid—it is… Continue Reading Making Arguments: the Value of New Media Scholarship

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Exploring Multimodality

Takayoshi, P., and Selfe, C. “Thinking about Multimodality.” Multimodal Composition: Resources for Teachers Ed. by Cynthia Selfe. Hampton Press, 2007: Cresskill, NJ. Print. “If composition instruction is to remain relevant, the definition of “composition” and “texts” needs to grow and change to reflect peoples’ literacy practices in new digital communication environments” (Takayoshi and Selfe 3). Research, especially… Continue Reading Exploring Multimodality

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