Volume 10, Issue 2 Spring 2006
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Colleen Reilly and Joyce Walker, Editors


Techne + Praxis

Writing/Teachers and Digital Technologies: Technology/Teacher Training

Anthony T. Atkins
"This web originated from my experiences as a new teacher of writing, one thrust into the technology-rich classroom without specific training with technologies.  Other new teachers and myself have often debated what we might need to be better teachers of writing in classrooms that frequently include LCD projectors, Internet access, and 25-30 computers for our students.  Rather than claiming that the results reported here illustrate thoroughly what others are doing to train new teachers with technology, this web can only initiate further questions and discussions into technology training for new teachers."

(C).omprehensive (O).nline (D).ocument (E).valuation

Jim Ridolfo
"As a teacher I’ve come to understand that I have a civic obligation to teach strategies of online document evaluation that connect digital networks with their material and political realities. I need to help students understand, for example, why only the United States refuses to use a country code (example: .uk for the United Kingdom) in front of its military (.mil) and government (.gov) top level domains (TLD’s). I need to be able to explain to students how these types of hierarchical addressing schemes have a significant impact - for certain audiences - on the rhetoric of documents that are hosted from these top-level domains. I need to be able to explain how this type of positionality has an impact and is impacted by current social, political and material realities."


Call for Contributions

Have an exciting class this term? Conducting  interesting research you'd like to share? Working on an interesting project? Have a reflection, response, or idea concerning the webbed writing classroom? Interested in talking with Kairos authors?  Praxis is the section for you!  Contact Praxis Editors Colleen Reilly and Joyce Walker ( kpraxis@technorhetoric.net ) to talk more about the possibilities.