Teaching & Technology Across the Curriculum

Course texts & materials

Required Texts

Writing New Media: Theory and Applications for Expanding the Teaching of Composition. Anne Frances Wysocki, Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Cynthia L. Selfe, and Geoffrey Sirc. Logan: Utah State University Press, 2004. ISBN-13: 978-0874215755.

Crossing the Digital Divide: Race, Writing, and Technology in the Classroom. Barbara Jean Monroe. Teachers College Press, 2004. ISBN-13: 978-0807744628.

Click, Clack, MOO: Cows That Type. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster. Cronin, Doreen and Betsy Lewin (Illustrator). (2000). ISBN: 0689832133. (See the comment posted to publisher’s site: “Even though I’m 19yrs old, I love this book and win my professor asked me to analyze it i thought no way…”)

What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Gee, James. (2004). New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan. New Ed. edition; ISBN: 1403965382.

Required course materials

A bound or spiral notebook for your course journal.
A USB 2.0 Hi-speed Flash drive for storing, backing-up, and transporting your course files.

Available as handouts, PDFs, or online

Beach, Richard and Dana Lundell. (1998). “Early Adolescents’ Use of Computer-Mediated Communication in Writing and Reading.” Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Transformations in a Post-typographic World. David Reinking, et al., eds. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Blair, H. & Sanford, K. (2004). “Morphing Literacy: Boys Reshaping their School-based Literacy Practices.” Language Arts, 81(6): 452-460.

Blake, William. The Marriage of Heaven & Hell (1795); Library of Congress Copy D.
—–.  Songs of Innocence and of Experience.

Moje, E. B. “To Be Part of the Story: The Literacy Practices of Gangsta Adolescents,” Teachers College Record 102: 651-690.

Pope, Rob. (2002). The English Studies Book: An Introduction to Language, Literature and Culture. New York, NY: Routledge.

Takayoshi, Pamela; Huot, Emily; & Huot, Meghan. (1999). “No Boys Allowed: The World Wide Web as a Clubhouse for Girls.” Computers and Composition, 16(2): 89-106.

Young, C. A. & Bush, J. (2004). Teaching the English Language Arts with Technology: A Critical Approach and Pedagogical Framework.” Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education, 4(1).

On course reserve @ Van Pelt Library

Bloome, David. (2004). New Literacies In Action: Teaching And Learning In Multiple Media.  Teachers College Press.

Cope & Kalantzis. (2000). Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures. Routledge.

Druin, Allison. (1998). The Design of Children’s Technology. Morgan Kaufmann Publishers.

Evans, Janet. (2005). Literacy Moves On : Popular Culture, New Technologies, and Critical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom. Heinemann Publishing.

Gruber, Sibylle. (2000). Weaving a Virtual Web: Practical Approaches to New Information Technologies. [Grades 6-college]. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Monroe, Barbara. (2004). Crossing the Digital Divide: Race, Writing, and Technology in the Classroom. Teachers College Press.

Reiss, D. Young, A., Selfe, R. (1998). Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum. Urbaba, IL: NCTE.

Selfe, C. (2000). Technology and Literacy in the 21st Century: The Importance of Paying Attention. Southern Illinois UP.

Semali, Ladislaus. (2000). Literacy in Multimedia America: Integrating Media Across the Curriculum. Falmer Press.

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