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Institutional LiteraciesEngaging Academic IT Contexts for Writing and Communication$
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Stuart A. Selber

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780226699202

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226699486.001.0001

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Textualizing Academic IT

Textualizing Academic IT

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(p.133) 4 Textualizing Academic IT
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Institutional Literacies
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Stuart A. Selber

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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226699486.003.0004

Considering texts is essential to understanding how academic IT units function as institutional formations. Academic IT units tend to assume that language is an objective window into reality, but metaphors, subjectivities, genres, and stories all exert significant effects in institutional settings and affect teaching and learning activities in profound ways.

Keywords:   texts, textualizing, metaphors, subjectivities, genres, stories

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