Town Hall Meetings
The Way We Will Have Become
The Future (Histories) of Computers and Writing

Town Hall Meeting 1 Node
Friday, May 29, 1998, 8:00-9:15 am
Facilitator/Moderator: John F. Barber
Topic: "The Computers *in* Writing"
Invited Speakers and Their Position Statements
 Hugh Burns
 Cynthia Haynes
 Jan Rune Holmevik
 Claudine Keenan
 Fred Kemp
 Dickie Selfe
 John Slatin
Moderator's Response John F. Barber
Reporter's Transcript courtesy of Eric Crump
and RhetNet
Generative Questions for This Meeting
  1. What is the current mission of teachers and scholars involved in computers and writing in light of technological advances and shifts in worldview relating to the purpose of education?
  2. What areas have shifted that may cause us to rethink our mission?
  3. Where is the electronic writing classroom headed pedagogically?
  4. Where do we want to be?
  5. How will computers help to promote and promulgate current composition theory? Will new composition theory develop in light of educational technology?
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