Writing
24 articles
The Public Necessity of Student Blogging
Scholarly and Digital CFP
Travis Holland
In order for students to become public communicators, we must do away with closed platforms that purport to mimic open web functionality. Here’s why.
Risk and Event-Based Pedagogies
Composition
Ben Harley
Writing is neither a process nor a product; it is an event that transforms those who engage in it. Teachers must acknowledge not just the rewards but also the risks inherent in the
The Pretense of Neutrality: Twitter, Digital Literacy, and First-Year Writing
Politicizing Pedagogy CFP
Trevor Hoag
“You can’t be neutral on a moving train” — Howard Zinn As universities go, the ethos of my home institution is relatively conservative. Conservative parents believe their children will maintain conservative values by
Twessays and Composition in the Digital Age
Composition
Donna M. Alexander
While written assignments are typically growing in length in line with the ever-expanding volume of resources available to student writers, platforms like Twitter demand more succinct approaches to writing and offer a range
Giving Voice to Written Words
Digital Literacy
Chris Friend
Writers should talk more. We write to make ourselves heard. We use writing to tell a story, contribute to conversations, add our voices to a chorus, raise the alarm against injustice, call for
Messy Minds: The Autoethnography of Learning
Composition
Naomi Barnes
I’ve had my arse handed to me a few times online. Enough times to realise that writing provocatively (whether intentional or not) is often worth the activity. The most memorable and behaviour
Yearning for Praxis: Writing and Teaching Our Way Out of Oppression
Critical Pedagogy
Maha Bali / مها بالي
“The problem is writing articles instead of making sure the articles actually change the world.”  —Martin Bickman, “Returning to Community and Praxis” I’ve been writing all my life, as my
Textual Communities: Writing, Editing, and Generation in Chicana Feminism
Digital culture
Annemarie Pérez
When I first proposed the research title “Editing Chicanas,” one of my mentors, Alice Gambrell, commented that it was a good title, partly because it prompted such anxiety. I was surprised, as anxiety
Call for Editors
Digital Pedagogy
Sean Michael Morris
Note: this Call for Editors is now closed. The place of the editor is not above the writer, but beside. Editors are not meant to correct but to suggest, not to admonish but
Making a Space for the Digital and the Scholarly: The Editor as Teacher
critical digital pedagogy
Janine Utell
On a beautiful June morning, I hurried through the streets of Bloomsbury to the University of London. These streets carry a great deal of imaginative and emotional resonance for me, layers of time
Digital Writing, Paywalls, and Worth
Digital Writing
Lee Skallerup Bessette
This piece was contributed as part of Hybrid Pedagogy‘s Digital Writing Month. I’m tired. Scratch that: I’m exhausted. I’ve been writing for my life, like my life depended on
Maggie's Digital Content Farm
Digital Writing
Audrey Watters
This piece was contributed as part of Hybrid Pedagogy‘s Digital Writing Month. Over the course of the last 6 months or so, I’ve felt a real shift in what it
Risk, Reward, and Digital Writing
Digital culture
Sean Michael Morris
Autocorrect is tyranny. It is interruption of thought, of speech, of creation, a condition for — and sometimes a prohibition against — my voice being heard. When I type “phone-less” and autocorrect changes
Generative Literature Project Update #1
Publishing
Michelle Kassorla
The murder of Theopolis College president Cadence Mackarthur has not yet happened. It’s Fall, and the college hasn’t yet made public their choice of ten “Distinguished Centennial Alumni”; indeed,
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