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August 14, 2018

Reading as a Central Issue

Reading is a moral necessity and an overall decline in reading in American society shows…
Reading is a moral necessity and an overall decline in reading in American society shows a moral failing in our…
August 07, 2018

Death by Proxy: Breaking New Ground with Leisure and Death…

The deceased are the proxy for us—a stand-in, an unfortunate substitute for our own mortal…
The deceased are the proxy for us—a stand-in, an unfortunate substitute for our own mortal fears or desires. Their death…
July 31, 2018

If Public College-Bound Students (and Their Parents) Only Knew

Despite universal proclamations of the primary importance of teaching academic writing, such programs remain under-supported…
Despite universal proclamations of the primary importance of teaching academic writing, such programs remain under-supported at the large public universities. 
July 24, 2018

On “Generous Reading” and “Affectionate Interpretation”

Ellen C. Carillo explores how faculty can "read generously" when approaching not only texts but…
Ellen C. Carillo explores how faculty can "read generously" when approaching not only texts but the rest of their lives.…
July 17, 2018

A Q&A with Jason Swarts, Part 2

Join us today for the second half of our Q&A with Jason Swarts about his…
Join us today for the second half of our Q&A with Jason Swarts about his work in technical communications, a…
July 10, 2018

A Q&A with Jason Swarts, Part 1

Join us for a Q&A with Jason Swarts about his work in technical communication, a…
Join us for a Q&A with Jason Swarts about his work in technical communication, a field experiencing robust growth.
July 03, 2018

Is Cyclical Time the Cure to Technology's Ills?

Humans have been tumbling headlong into this new digital frontier for a quarter century—since the World…
Humans have been tumbling headlong into this new digital frontier for a quarter century—since the World Wide Web went public. 
June 19, 2018

Pedagogical Preparation for Technical Communication

A professor of technical communication discusses what differentiated her training from that of scholars in…
A professor of technical communication discusses what differentiated her training from that of scholars in rhetoric and composition—and then explores…
June 11, 2018

Reading beyond Form in Historical Manuscripts

Modernization and standardization of orthography, spelling, and grammar, along with transliteration into type, make some…
Modernization and standardization of orthography, spelling, and grammar, along with transliteration into type, make some works more accessible to a…
June 05, 2018

Reflecting on Disciplines: ePortfolios and Writing Studies

How and why do fields become disciplines? A distinguished scholar in writing studies explores the…
How and why do fields become disciplines? A distinguished scholar in writing studies explores the field of ePortfolios in relationship…
May 25, 2018

Archaeological Training and the Changing Landscapes of Cultural Resource Management

Archaeologists are mentors, consultants, and employers. Through these roles, either actively or passively, all archaeologists…
Archaeologists are mentors, consultants, and employers. Through these roles, either actively or passively, all archaeologists are advocates for modern people.