Remediating Clarissa as a Blog

In this section, we report how our reading of Clarissa was shaped by its remediation as a blog. Some of the affordances and limitations of blogging Clarissa include:

  • How collaborative writing on the blog enhanced collaborative reading strategies.
  • How the blog opened up a space for affective as well as academic response.
  • How the remediated Clarissa changed the act of reading, through new forms of accountability and affiliation.
  • How blogging Clarissa transformed the kinds of conversations we were able to have in class meetings.