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Hilligoss, Susan

Visual Communication: A Writer’s Guide. 2nd ed. Co-authored with Tharon Howard. Longman, 2001. Print.

Originally a supplement to John Trimbur's innovative composition text "The Call to Write," "Visual Communication: A Writer's Guide" became a textbook on its own, one of the first to focus on the rhetoric of multimodal texts with attention to the complex history of visual communication. The second edition welcomed Dr. Tharon Howard as co-author and expanded coverage of web design.

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Hilligoss-VizComm

Hilligoss, Susan

Visual Communication: A Writer’s Guide. Longman, 1999. Print.

Originally a supplement to John Trimbur’s innovative composition text "The Call to Write," "Visual Communication: A Writer’s Guide" became a textbook on its own, one of the first to focus on the rhetoric of multimodal texts with attention to the complex history of visual communication. 

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Hilligoss Coles

Hilligoss, Susan

Robert Coles. Twayne Publishers, United States Authors Series, 1997. Print.

Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize and the MacArthur Award, Robert Coles is author of more than 50 books of on such subjects as psychoanalysis, integration, the social psychology of children and adults, photography, literature, and spirituality. He is best known for his series "Children of Crisis," an account of mainly poor and minority children of the U.S. in the 1960s and 70s, and "The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination". This overview gives shape to Coles’s work and identifies as major themes in his work the quest and the tension among three aspects of the searching mind the scientist, the artist, and the pilgrim.

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Hilligoss-Complications

Hilligoss, Susan

Literacy and Computers: The Complications of Teaching and Learning with Technology. Co-edited with Cynthia L. Selfe. Modern Language Association of America, 1994.

"Literacy and Computers" is an influential early contribution to studies of computers in writing, part of MLA’s series on Research and Scholarship in Composition. Although these essays by scholars of digital writing predate widespread access to the web, they ably describe the possibilities--and the difficulties--posed by the new technologies and argue that computers are transforming texts, language, and literacy itself.

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Intervention Holmevik

Holmevik, Jan Rune  Jan Holmevik Interview

Inter/vention: Free Play in the Age of Electracy. Forward by Gregory Ulmer. Afterword by Ian Bogost. Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 2012. Print.

A proposal that electracy--the special skills needed to navigate and understand our digital world--can be developed through play.

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Holmevik Inside Innovation

Holmevik, Jan Rune

Inside Innovation: The History of the SIMULA Programming Languages. Oslo: Simula Research Laboratory. 2005. Print.

On the pages to follow, Dr. Jan Rune Holmevik will guide you expertly through the perhaps most exciting era of Norwegian computing history–an era that gave birth to the concept Object-Oriented Programming through the creation of the programming language Simula.

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Highwired Holmevik

Holmevik, Jan Rune

High Wired: On the Design, Use, and Theory of Educational MOOs. Edited with Cynthia Haynes. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2nd ed. 2001. Print.

High Wired is a collection of essays designed to integrate all aspects of the use and administration of the virtual educational communities known as MOOs (Multiple-user, Object-Oriented environments).

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Mooniversity Holmevik

Holmevik, Jan Rune

MOOniversity: A Students Guide to Online Learning Environments. With Cynthia Haynes. Allyn & Bacon, 2000. Print.

This is the first and only book that gives a comprehensive overview of educational MOOs. A combination text, tutorial, and reference book, this convenient resource guides readers through the exciting and challenging world of synchronous Internet writing and learning environments.

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Howard, Tharon  Tharon Howard Interview

Design to Thrive: Creating Social Networks and Online Communities That Last. Burlington, Massachusetts: Morgan Kaufmann, 2010. Print.  

Design to Thrive presents tried and tested design methodologies, based on the author's decades of research, to ensure successful and sustainable online communities. It provides essential tools to create thriving social networks, helping designers to avoid common pitfalls, avoid costly mistakes, and to ensure that communities meet client needs.

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Howard Hilligoss VisComm

Howard, Tharon

Visual Communication: A Writer's guide. 2nd Ed. Co-authored with Susan Hilligoss. New York, New York: Longman, 2001

Originally a supplement to John Trimbur’s innovative composition text "The Call to Write," "Visual Communication: A Writer’s Guide" became a textbook on its own, one of the first to focus on the rhetoric of multimodal texts with attention to the complex history of visual communication. The second edition welcomed Dr. Tharon Howard as co-author and expanded coverage of web design.

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Electronic Networks

Howard, Tharon

Electronic Networks: Crossing Boundaries. Co-Edited with Chris Benson, Dixie Goswami, and Walter Gooch. New York, New York: Heinemann Boynton-Cook, 1999.

Electronic Networks is a book written by practicing classroom teachers about actual instructional computing projects in real classrooms. Rather than talk about "the classroom of the future," the authors provide the help teachers need to integrate instructional technologies in their classrooms. They do so by addressing the real problems and real successes of teaching in networked environments.

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Rhetoric of Electronic Communities

Howard, Tharon

The Rhetoric of Electronic Communities. Greenwich, Connecticut: Ablex, 1997. Print.

This book is a study of the power to monitor what is said, authorize who may speak, and even to determine what is and is not knowable within the context of electronic discourse communities. It tests the claim that the Internet and other wide-area networking systems promote participatory democracies and may serve as agencies for communal change by enabling the formation of resisting subjectivities.

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Katz Writing Sciences

Katz, Steven B

Writing in the Sciences: Exploring Conventions of Scientific Discourse (with Ann Penrose). 3rd Edition. NY: Allyn and Bacon Series in Technical Communication (Addison Wesley Longman), 2010.

Writing in the Sciences gives a guide to scientific writing across disciplines and contexts, from research reports to grant proposals.  The authors investigate scientific writing in a variety of rhetorical situations and contexts stemming from real scientific research, and analyze similarities and differences in the rhetorical composition of those texts.

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Katz Nana

Katz, Steven B

Nana! (poems) Raleigh, NC: Moses, Ink, 2005 

 

 

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Katz Music Rhetoric

Katz, Steven B

The Epistemic Music of Rhetoric: Toward the Temporal Dimension of Affect in Reader Response and Writing.  Southern Illinois University Press, 1996.  

Arguing for an oral theory of Reader Response Criticism, Steven B. Katz conducts a philosophical investigation into the possibility and desirability of teaching reading and writing as rhetorical music.  

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LeMahieu, Michael

Fictions of Fact and Value: The Erasure of Logical Positivism in American Literature, 1945-1975.  Oxford University Press, 2013.  

Fictions of Fact and Value argues that the philosophy of logical positivism, considered the antithesis of literary postmodernism, exerts a determining influence on the development of American fiction in the three decades following 1945 in what amounts to a constitutive encounter between literature and philosophy at mid-century: after the end of the modernism, as it was traditionally conceived, but prior to the rise of postmodernism, as it came to be known. 

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