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COVERWEB: Technology and







Defensio tabularum:
A Defense of Archiving Writing
Created for Webbed Environments

Dene Grigar, Texas Woman's University
So Ya Wanna Be An Editorial Boarder ...?
How Webtexts Travel from Submission to Publication in Kairos  (Sometimes)

Nick Carbone, University of Massachusetts and Marlboro State College
Frames in Action
From the new book How to Program HTML Frames: Interface Design and JavaScript

Jason Teague, Kairos  Production Manager
Changes in Kairos  2.1
An overview of the changes in the production and presentation of Kairos

Compiled by Greg Siering and Mick Doherty


Tenure and Technology: New Values, New Guidelines
Coordinated by Seth Katz, Janice Walker, and Janet Cross
In the hypertexts that make up this CoverWeb, each author examines some of the possibilites for enacting change in the ways work with technology is evaluated. The hypertexts look at the issues of where, when and how that change can come about; and they look at what we know about changes that have already occurred in how online academic work is valued and evaluated.


Rhetorics of the Web: Implications for Teachers of Literacy
Doug Brent, University of Calgary
This web calls upon theories of hypertext design, rhetorical theory, genre theory and the theory of transformative technology to explore some possible answers to questions like "What are the forms of rhetorical hypertext?" and "What functions can be best served by which form?" and explores possibilities for hypertext as a reading and writing tool in the classroom.
Collaborative Spaces and Education
Daniel Anderson, University of Texas at Austin
Joi Lynne Chevalier, University of Texas at Austin

This webtext promotes distributed learning and collaboration by taking a close look at teaching with the Internet, presenting assignments and surveying student and teacher projects. The text is open to reader contributions, and as such, the authors call it "akin to propping open our classroom doors."
Embedded Visuals: Student Design in Web Spaces
Tonya Browning, University of Texas at Austin

This website is intended as an example of teaching and assessing aspects of design in college composition courses. It addresses how to integrate design in a curriculum and offer students guidelines for design and to evaluate their projects.
The Seven Ages of Computer Connectivity
John F. Barber, Northwestern State University
Borrowing from the notion of a geological "age" which denotes a period of time during which something exists in a state or fashion or capacity significantly different than other periods of time, John Barber has declared "The Seven Ages of Computer Connectivity---The Computer Age, The Information Age, The Shocked Age, The Telespheral Age, The Aquarian Age, The Transhuman Age, and The Digital Age."


InterMOO: Jay David Bolter
How are the "new technology tools" changing our educational environment? Dean Fontenot and John Chandler discuss the impact of MOOs upon the "whole communicative experience" with Georgia Tech's renowned rhetorician of cyberspace.
InterMOO: Paul LeBlanc
Marlboro College President Paul LeBlanc, former SixthFloor Media guru, swaps pixels with Claudine Keenan and Mick Doherty about "A Journey Through Computers and Writing ... From the Inside Out and Back Again," academia, technology, administration, and the future of technorhetoric.
What's Going On Out There?
Scott Kapel

Scott Kapel coordinates a series of updates on the world of pedagogy and the WWW. Includes a look at Project Gutenberg, the Epiphany Project, Composition in Cyberspace, Crossroads, Annenberg/CPB, Netoric, Jesters, and the Hyperfiction Narrative Workshop.
Astride the Divide: Third Epiphany Institute
Gail Matthews DeNatale

An unforgettable faculty development experience, the latest Epiphany Institute included some of the finest scholars in our field, including Trent Batson, Fred Kemp, Bill Condon, Pam Takayoshi, Dickie Selfe, Paul LeBlanc, Susan Romano, and Steve Gilbert. This report provides complete session notes and important follow-up research and resource materials.
News Briefs
Conference Roundup

Calls for Participation
Coordinated by Collin Brooke and Claudine Keenan


Papertexts: Wizards, Wired Women, Historians, Contrarians, Eulogizers, and Other Online Personae
Coordinated by John F. Barber
Fourteen reviewers take turns examining and reflecting on eleven papertext books which examine the history, present and future of the online world. An interlinked hypertextual spin collapses the boundaries between reviewer(s) and text(s) and invites the reader to join the conversation.

Books reviewed include Wired Women, The Gutenberg Elegies, The Wired Neighborhood, Life on the Screen, Link/Age, The Future Does Not Compute, CyberReader,  and several others.

Contriuting Reviewers:
John F. Barber, Marcy Bauman, Nick Carbone, Joshua L. Farber, Susan Halter, Cynthia Haynes, Lee Honeycutt, Joan Latchaw, Susan Lewis-Wallace, Robin A. Morris, Ted Nellen, Kip Strasma, Bob Timm, Bob Whipple.


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