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By James A. Inman

During this booklet, James A. Inman explores the panorama of the modern desktops and writing group. Its six chapters interact serious concerns, together with redefining the community's mostly authorized historical past, connecting its modern innovators with its long-standing spirit of innovation, advocating for elevated entry and variety, and extra. among chapters, readers will locate "Community Voices" sections, which supply a photo of the modern desktops and writing group and introduce, in a non-hierarchical shape, greater than a hundred of its individuals from all over the world, of their personal voices.

Computers and Writing: The Cyborg Era contains a simultaneous emphasis on members, groups, and contexts they proportion; an inventive rethinking of the nature and values of the desktops and writing neighborhood; a holistic exploration of meaning-making; and an activist method of pedagogy. it's a must-read e-book for an individual drawn to rhetoric, expertise, and pedagogy, together with college, graduate scholars, and associates in professions outdoors the academy.

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It does seem clear that individuals who cannot function in the transformed workplace have considerably fewer choices than those who can. Our intent is not to imply that education should be solely defined by the needs of corporate America. However, as educators we have the dual goals of helping people expand their minds and their productivity as citizens. Indeed, for any long-term success to result with either goal, we must usually succeed with both goals. (p. 319) Johndan Johnson-Eilola (1997): In hypertext, we are like angels without maps, suddenly gifted with wings discovering not only that we cannot find heaven, but also that walking made us less dizzy, that our new wings snag telephone wires and catch in door frames.

18 CHAPTER 1 Bertram C. Bruce and Maureen P. Hogan (1998): We tend to think of technology as a set of tools to perform a specific function. These tools are often portrayed as mechanistic, exterior, autonomous, and concrete devices that accomplish tasks and create products. We do not generally think of them as intimately entwined with social and biological lives. But literacy technologies, such as pen and paper, index cards, computer databases, word processors, networks, e-mail, and hypertext, are also ideological tools; they are designed, accessed, interpreted, and used to further purposes that embody social values.

As a doctoral student of rhetoric and composition, I remain active in the C&W community because it is the only group of scholars that combine composition with rhetoric from a technological perspective. As the community has grown significantly in the last 3 years, I suspect that it will continue to expand, attracting scholars from other academic disciplines who are interested in contributing to our already rich history. As programs and departments increase in size and numbers, we rely more and more on technology to aid us in our classrooms, research, publications, theories, pedagogies, and communication.

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