A Special Multi-journal Issue of Kairos, Enculturation, Academic.Writing,
A brief history and technical overview of the current state of JAC Online, with a few observations about how the Internet is influencing (or failing to influence) scholarship: Or, who says you can't find JAC Online?
Discusses the development of the site in terms of technical and theoretical concerns and the relationship between a print journal and its online archive.
Kairos: Past, Present and Future(s)
Michael J. Salvo and Mick Doherty
Examines the development of Kairos in both theoretical and personal terms and speculates about the future of electronic publishing.
Perspective: Notes Toward the Remediation of Style
Argues that the visual/spatial elements of Hypertext/Multimedia encourage us to revalue the canon of style in terms of situatedness.
Responding in Kind: Down in the Body in the Undergraduate Poetry Course (Thoughts on Bakhtin, Hypertext, and Cheap Wigs)
Discusses using hypertext to teach poetry as a mode of published response in a way that helps students better understand the genre as utterance. Academic hypertexts are revalued as dialogic.
Think Different/Think Differently: A Tale of Green Squiggly Lines, or Evaluating Student Writing in Computer- Mediated Environments
Argues that we should not construct elaborate systems of electronic writing assessment based on portfolio models without confronting the material conditions of students' new technological publishing environments.
World Wide Words: A Rationale and Preliminary Report on a Publishing Project for an Advanced Writing Workshop
Discusses a study of the effects of publishing online on writing anxiety in advanced composition classes.
|The Writing Instructor: Issues/Challenges|
eBooks: A Battle for Standards
Details the current battle over eBook standards. Discusses the economic issues surrounding various platforms and the attempts to create reader/user friendly texts.
Writing and Publishing in the Boundaries: Academic Writing in/through the Virtual Age
Patricia Webb Peterson
Develops a set of criteria for comparing online journals and print journals that includes history, rhetorical differences in the texts/writing, as well as rhetorical differences in journal design.
Modern Chivalry and the Case for Electronic Texts
Argues for closer (scholarly) editing of online texts (specifically classics and out of print books/material) to ensure their usefulness for scholarship.
|CCC Online: Tenure/Review|
Where Do I List This on My CV? Considering the Values of Self-Published Web Sites
Now that ejournals have (some) professional purchase, how might innovative, intellectually valuable, self-published Web sites be counted in promotion, merit, tenure, and review?
Editing (Journals?) in the Late Age of Print (book review)