Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum

  • WAC, technology, writing program, personal essay

by Donna Reiss, Dickie Selfe, and Art Young
Digitized by the Colorado State University Libraries

CoverThis edited collection offers 24 essays that explore "electronic communication across the curriculum," an area of increasing importance in WAC and CAC research, practice, and program design. The contributors to this volume consider the implications of ECAC for academic programs, initiatives, and individual courses.

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Front Matter, Table of Contents, and List of Tables

Foreword, Cynthia L. Selfe

Introduction: The Promise of ECAC, Donna Reiss, Dickie Selfe, and Art Young

Part I. Programs: From Writing Across the Curriculum to Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum

Chapter 1: Using Computers to Expand the Role of Writing Centers, Muriel Harris

Chapter 2: Writing Across the Curriculum Encounters Asynchronous Learning Networks , Gail E. Hawisher and Michael A. Pemberton

Chapter 3: Building a Writing-Intensive Multimedia Curriculum, Mary E. Hocks and Daniele Bascelli

Chapter 4: Communication Across the Curriculum and Institutional Culture, Mike Palmquist, Kate Kiefer, and Donald E. Zimmerman

Chapter 5: UsingCreating a Community of Teachers and Tutors, Joe Essid and Dona J. Hickey

Chapter 6: From Case to Virtual Case: A Journey in Experiential Learning, Peter M. Saunders

Chapter 7: Composing Human-Computer Interfaces Across the Curriculum in Engineering Schools, Stuart A. Selber and Bill Karis

Chapter 8: InterQuest: Designing a Communication-Intensive Web-Based Course, Scott A. Chadwick and Jon Dorbolo

Chapter 9: Teacher Training: A Blueprint for Action Using the World Wide Web, Todd Taylor

Part II. Partnerships: Creating Interdisciplinary Communities

Chapter 10: Accommodation and Resistance on (the Color) Line: Black Writers Meet White Artists on the Internet, Teresa M. Redd

Chapter 11: International E-mail Debate, Linda K. Shamoon

Chapter 12: E-mail in an Interdisciplinary Context, Dennis A. Lynch

Chapter 13: Creativity, Collaboration, and Computers, Margaret Portillo and Gail Summerskill Cummins

Chapter 14: COllaboratory: MOOS, Museums, and Mentors, Margit Misangyi Watts and Michael Bertsch

Chapter 15: Weaving Guilford's Web, Michael B. Strickland and Robert M. Whitnell

Part III. Classrooms: Electronic Communication Within the Disciplines

Chapter 16: Pig Tales: Literature Inside the Pen of Electronic Writing, Katherine M. Fischer

Chapter 17: E-Journals: Writing to Learn in the Literature Classroom, Paula Gillespie

Chapter 18: E-mailing Biology: Facing the Biochallenge, Deborah M. Langsam and Kathleen Blake Yancey

Chapter 19: Computer-Supported Collaboration in an Accounting Class, Carol F. Venable and Gretchen N. Vik

Chapter 20: Electronic Tools to Redesign a Marketing Course, Randall S. Hansen

Chapter 21: Network Discussions for Teaching Western Civilization, Maryanne Felter and Daniel F. Schultz

Chapter 22: Math Learning through Electronic Journaling, Robert Wolffe

Chapter 23: Electronic Communities in Philosophy Classrooms, Gary L. Hardcastle and Valerie Gray Hardcastle

Chapter 24: Electronic Conferencing in an Interdisciplinary Humanities Course, MaryAnn Krajnik Crawford, Kathleen Geissler, M. Rini Hughes, and Jeffrey Miller





Publication Information: Reiss, Donna, Dickie, Selfe, & Art, Young (Eds.). (2008). Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum. The WAC Clearinghouse. https://wac.colostate.edu/books/landmarks/ecac/ (Originally published in 1998 by National Council of Teachers of English)

Publication Date: May 29, 2008

Contact Information:
Donna Reiss' Home Page: http://wordsworth2.net/
Donna Reiss' Email: dreiss@wordsworth2.net

Dickie Selfe's Home Page: http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/selfe3/
Dickie Selfe's Email: selfe.3@osu.edu

Art Young's Home Page: http://people.clemson.edu/~apyoung/
Art Young's Email: apyoung@clemson.edu

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Series Editor: Mike Palmquist, Colorado State University


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