ERIC Number: ED398586
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Electronic Literacies in the Workplace: Technologies of Writing. Advances in Computers and Composition Studies Series.
Sullivan, Patricia, Ed.; Dautermann, Jennie, Ed.
Contending that technology, especially when it networks writers to other writers, is more than a mere scribal tool, this book presents 14 essays designed to ignite interest in technology as one of the material conditions of workplace writing contexts. After an introduction ("Issues of Written Literacy and Electronic Literacy in Workplace Settings" by Jennie Dautermann and Patricia Sullivan), essays in the book are (1) "Writing with Electronic Tools in Midwestern Businesses" (Jennie Dautermann); (2) "Specialized Language as a Barrier to Automated Information Technologies" (Susan B. Jones); (3) "Electronic Mail in Two Corporate Workplaces" (Brenda R. Sims); (4) "Writing Technologies at White Sands" (Powell G. Henderson); (5) "Writing and Database Technology: Extending the Definition of Writing in the Workplace" (Barbara Mirel); (6) "After Automation: Hypertext and Corporate Structures" (Johndan Johnson-Eilola and Stuart A. Selber); (7) "Automating the Writing Process: Two Case Studies" (Douglas R. Wieringa and others); (8) "Online Editing, Mark-Up Models, and the Workplace Lives of Editors and Writers" (David K. Farkas and Steven E. Poltrock); (9) "Who 'Owns' Electronic Texts?" (Tharon W. Howard); (10) "Networking Technology in the Classroom: Whose Interests Are We Serving?" (Craig J. Hansen); (11) "Gaining Electronic Literacy: Workplace Simulations in the Classroom" (Nancy Allen); (12) "Tales from the Crossing: Professional Communication Internships in the Electronic Workplace" (Robert R. Johnson); (13) "Theorizing E-mail for the Practice, Instruction, and Study of Literacy" (Cynthia L. Selfe); and (14) "Working across Methodological Interfaces: The Study of Computers and Writing in the Workplace" (James E. Porter and Patricia Sullivan). (RS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Networks, Editing, Electronic Mail, Electronic Text, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Internship Programs, Organizational Climate, Organizational Communication, Workplace Literacy, Writing Processes, Writing Research
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.