Call for Papers

Computers and Composition: An International Journal for Teachers of Writing

Computers and Composition: An International Journal for Teachers of Writing will publish a special issue on technical communication studies: issue 14.3, December 1997.

The guest editor for this special issue seeks original contributions employing a wide range of research methodologies, including rhetorical, theoretical, empirical, and historical. Papers should discuss computer-related pedagogical and programmatic issues of specific interest to technical communication teachers, program directors, and educators in workplace settings. Topics include, but are not limited to, the following broad areas:

pedagogical and theoretical frameworks for teaching about and with computers in technical communication instructional contexts

innovative classroom practices and projects in technical communication, including their complications

technical communication curricula and course designs that balance practice and theory and/or production, literacy, and humanistic concerns

instructional issues and strategies relating to technical communication and computer networks, computer conferencing, electronic mail, the World Wide Web, hypertext, multimedia authoring, MUDs and MOOs, and distance learning

This special issue will be guest edited by Stuart A. Selber, who encourages you to communicate with him about ideas, proposals, and drafts:

Stuart A. Selber
Department of Technical Communications
Clarkson University
Box 5760
Potsdam, NY 13699-5760
315-268-6450 (phone)
315-268-6485 (fax)

Please send a 500 word description of proposed papers by June 15, 1996. The special issue will be published in December 1997.

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