Title

Computers and technical communication : pedagogical and programmatic perspectives / edited by Stuart A. Selber

Imprint

Greenwich , Conn. : Ablex Pub. Corp., c1997

Introduction

1

1

Hypertext Spheres of Influence in Technical Communication Instructional Contexts / Stuart A. Selber

17

2

Legal Realities and Ethical Hyperrealities: A Critical Approach Toward Cyberwriting / James E. Porter

45

3

Visual Literacy in the Computer Age: A Complex Perceptual Landscape / Lee Brasseur

75

4

Wild Technologies: Computer Use and Social Possibility / Johndan Johnson-Eilola

97

5

Teaching and Learning Communities: Locating Literacy, Agency, and Authority in a Digital Domain / Billie J. Wahlstrom

129

6

Distance Learning Via the World Wide Web: Information, Engagement, and Community / Ann Hill Duin, Ray Archee

149

7

Shaping Technologies: The Complexity of Electronic Collaborative Interaction / Rebecca E. Burnett, David Clark

171

8

Learning Up Close and at a Distance / Nancy Allen, Gregory A. Wickliff

201

9

Technologies and Tensions: Designing Online Environments for Teaching Technical Communication / Brad Mehlenbacher

219

10

Forces of Conservatism and Change in Computer-Supported Communication Facilities: Programmatic and Institutional Responses to Change / Richard J. Selfe, Cynthia L. Selfe

241

11

Computer-Supported Classrooms and Curricular Change in Technical Communication Programs / James Kalmbach

261

12

Building Relationships to Garner Technological Resources and Support in Technical Communication Programs / Bill Karis

275

13

Designing Computer Classrooms for Technical Communication Programs / Tharon Howard

289

14

Guiding Technical Communication Programs Through Rapid Change: The Cycle Between Technological and Curricular Change / Mark Werner, David S. Kaufer

313

15

Supporting Faculty Development in Computers and Technical Communication / Stephen A. Bernhardt, Carolyn S. Vickrey

331

16

New Roles for Technical Communicators in the Computer Age / Henrietta Nickels Shirk

353

17

Collaborative Conflict and the Future: Academic-Industrial Alliances and Adaptations / Pamela S. Ecker, Katherine Staples

375

Author Index

389

Subject Index

397