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Institutional Literacies: Engaging Academic IT Contexts for Writing and Communication

Stuart A. Selber


Information technologies have become an integral part of writing and communication courses, shaping the ways students and teachers think about and do their work. But, too often, teachers and other educational stakeholders take a passive or simply reactive role in institutional approaches to technologies, and this means they are missing out on the chance to make positive changes in their departments and on campus. Institutional Literacies argues that writing and communication teachers and program directors should collaborate more closely and engage more deeply with IT staff as technology projec ... More

Keywords: institution, literacy, technology, rhetoric, higher education, digital, writing, pedagogy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780226699202
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: May 2021 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226699486.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Stuart A. Selber, author
Pennsylvania State University

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