Publications

A full list of publications is available from my CV. Find here those most dear to my heart or best suited for delivery online.

Selected Books and CD-ROMs

Document Screen Rhetoric and the Material World. University of Michigan Press, forthcoming. This Web-based e-book uses screen recordings to explore what it means to compose scholarship not about but through digital media.
Document Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 3rd ed. New York: Pearson, 2011. Co-written with Christy Friend and John Ruskiewicz, the third edition of this book includes coverage of visual and cultural themes like fashion, science, and media.
Document Write Now. New York: Pearson, 2011. A book built around new media literacies--zooming and linking--but perfectly suited for engaging students with the concerns of composition.
Document Beyond Words: Cultural Texts for Reading and Writing. 2nd ed. New York: Longman, 2009. Co-written with Christy Friend and John Ruskiewicz, the second edition of this book addresses cultural concerns while teaching visual and rhetorical literacy.
Document Real Visual: A Guide to Analyzing and Composing with Images. CD-ROM. New York: Longman, 2006. Co-written with Patrick Cooper, Daniel Lupton, and Melissa Meeks, this stand-alone CD-ROM uses visual rhetoric and multimedia to teach students to become critical consumers and producers of images.
Document Beyond Words: Reading and Writing in a Visual Age. New York: Longman, 2006. Co-written with Christy Friend and John Ruskiewicz, the first edition of this book provides a reader and rhetoric for visual literacy.
Document Writing About Literature in the Media Age. New York: Longman, 2005. This book for writing and literature courses helps instructors and students extend conceptions of literature to include contemporary media and genres like music, film, and images.
Document Writing About Literature in the Media Age. CD-ROM. New York: Longman, 2005. This CD-ROM was composed using the TK3 authoring program and includes a rich array of interactive texts, screencasts, and media resources. See the video tour for highlights.
Document Literature: The Craft of Argument. CD-ROM. New York: Longman, 2003 This CD-ROM accompaniment includes a number of annotated texts and film versions of literary works.
Document The Little Brown Handbook for Writers, Electronic Edition. CD-ROM. New York: Longman, 2001. My first foray into developing CD-ROMS, this project also includes a large number of screencast compositions and videos.
Document Teaching Literature Online: A Guide to Teaching with Technology in the Literature Classroom. New York: Longman, 1999. Aimed at liteature instructors, this book outlines theories and strategies for strengthening teaching through the use of information technologies.
Document Connections: A Guide to Online Writing. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1998. A primer for teaching with the Internet in 1998 with information ranging from the use of text-based virtual worlds to Internet Relay Chat to Usenet newsgroups to the World Wide Web.
Document Teaching Online: Internet Research Conversation and Composition. 2nd ed. New York: Harper Collins, 1998. Co-written with Bret Benjamin, Chris Busiel, and Bill Paredes-Holt, this book guides instructors as they adapt information technologies to their composition instruction.

Selected Chapters and Articles

Document “The Metaphor and Materiality of Layers.” This article was written in concert with the development of several screen videos exploring the possibilities for moving beyond print-based forms when composing digital scholarship. Co-written with Jentery Sayers, forthcoming in Rhetoric and the Digital Humanities. Eds. Bill Hart-Davidson and Jim Ridolfo. University of Chicago Press.
Document "Casting Learning into Flowing Streams." College Composition and Communication Online 1.1 (2012). Co-written with undergraduates this project explores, performance, portfolios, and digital composing in education.
Document Watch the Bubble.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 16.2 (2011).
Document I'm a Map I'm a Green Tree.” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 15.1 (2010).
Document Prosumer Approaches to New Media Composition: The Flow Zone Remix.” Under Development. A piece under construction, this video extends theorizing begun in a 2003 in an article on prosumer literacies.
Document "Yes-and: Time in the Compshop." Currents in Electronic Literacy. (2009). This essay looks at networked conceptions of knowledge and performance and improvisation in the classroom (a tribute to John Slatin).
Document The Low Road to High Rewards: Entry-Level Multimedia and Converging Literacies.” Computers and Composition 25.1 (2008): 40-60. This essay details a teaching methodology based on prosumer approaches to composition and focused on internal motivation and creativity.
Document With Anthony Atkins, Cheryl Ball, Krista Homicz Millar, Cyntha Selfe, and Richard Selfe, “Integrating Multimodality into Composition Curricula.Composition Studies 34.2 (2006): 59-84. This report presents qualitative and quantitative data concerning the integration of multimedia composing into writing courses. See also the data from the survey.
Document Prosumer Approaches to New Media Composition: Production and Consumption in Continuum.Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 8.1 (2003). A multimedia piece, this essay articulates a philosophy for teaching new media literacies through the opportunities afforded by ubiquitous computing.
Document Integrating Laptops into Campus Learning: Theoretical, Administrative and Instructional Fields of Play.Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 7.1 (2002). A report on the implementation of the Carolina Computing Initiative (a laptop requirement) as it pertains to the teaching of writing at UNC, Chapel Hill.
Document “Chapter 16: Teaching Writing with Computers.” A Rhetoric for Writing Teachers. 4th ed. By Erika Lindemann. New York: Oxford, 2001. 280-304. This chapter reviews the history of teaching writing with computers and offers strategies for integrating computer-assisted activites into writing courses.
Document Hybrid://Literature/Cognition/Design.Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 3.2 (1998). This essay investigates the technical development and pedagogical implications of the Women of the Romantic Period hypertext.
Document Collaborative Spaces and Education.Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy 2.1 (1997). This Web text reports on class activities with constructive hypertexts and multiple user domains, drawing on hypertext and communication theories to situate early innovations with the Web.
Document Conversants and Combatants: InterChange and Newsgroup Discussions in Literature-Survey Courses.CWRL, The Electronic Journal for Computer Writing, Rhetoric and Literature 2.1 (1996). This piece assesses online interactions among students using Local Area Networks, Usenet newsgroups, and Web-based discussion forums.
Document Not Maimed but Malted: Nodes, Texts and Graphics in Freshmen Compositions.CWRL, The Electronic Journal for Computer Writing, Rhetoric and Literature 1.1 (1994). An early example of an online article native to the Web, this piece reports on the integration of multimedia composing into the first year writing class.