Kairos: Past, Present and Future(s)

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Kairos Was ...
(Doherty's Thread)

Kairos logo circa 1996.
CoverWebs: Promise and Praxis
(Salvo's Story)

CoverWeb authors I have worked with have reported extreme experiences: they either loved working on them or they despised the process.

Some complained of being distracted by cacophony while others described a near utopic experience of working in a self-consciously social-epistemic environment. For the latter, the voices and input from others was enriching, stretching, challenging — it made for good writing context in which the writer recognized the always-deferred problem of constructing meaning.

When the writing was going well, someone in the group would always have more to say, and so like a good e-mail discussion group, the virtual parlor remained vibrating with valuable discourse.

Nonetheless, the CoverWeb remains an author-centered document.