NOTE: For more specific bibliographic information about the readings referred to below, consult the bibliography in the course packet or see Readings.
| Introduction to course|
Framing the Issues: Reading, Writing, and Technology
Readings: Kaplan, "E-Literacies"
|What is "The Late Age of Print" anyway? |
Readings: Bolter, Writing Space
| February 9|
|Writing as a (Subversive) Technology |
Introductory MOO session with Jeff Galin's class at CSUSB
Readings: Plato, Phaedrus; Boone
|No Class (Presidents Day)|
|February 23||Writing Redefined: What is Hypermedia anyway?|
MOO session with Jeff Galin's class at CSUSB
Readings: Bolter, revisited; Grusin; Joyce;
Moulthrop, "The Shadow of an Informand: An Experiment in Hypertext Rhetoric"
|March 2||Writing, Cognition, and Culture|
Readings: McLuhan, The Gutenberg Galaxy
|March 9|| The Printing Press and Other Agents of Change|
Readings: Eisenstein (both), Barlow
|March 16||No Class (spring break)|
|March 23||Reading, Literature, and the Printing Press|
Readings: Kernan, Samuel Johnson and the Impact of Print
|March 30||English Studies Redefined?|
Short Paper due
Readings: Lanham, The Electronic Word; Landow
|April 6||Technologies, Literacies, and Cyber-Politics|
Proposal for Course Project due
Readings: Ohmann; Harraway, A Cyborg Manifesto;
Thompson, "Speaking of the MOOn: Textual Realities and the Body Electric"
|April 13||Hypermedia Revisited|
Readings: Taylor and Saarinen, Imagologies; Kolb, Socrates in the Labyrinth
|April 20||Technological "Progress" Reconsidered|
Readings: Tuman, Word Perfect;
Brent, "Rhetorics of the Web
|April 27||Literacy, Technology, and Pedagogy|
Readings: Apple; Kaplan; Hawisher and Selfe
|May 4||Presentations on Course Projects|
|May 6||Course Projects due|
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