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Strategic Discourse: The Politics of (New) Literacy Crises, Lynn C. Lewis, ed.

Strategic Discourse: The Politics of (New) Literacy Crises considers the ways in which literacy crisis discourses have reinvented themselves in the twenty-first century through a richly textured view of these varied discourses. The contributors to this project contextualize their arguments by considering a variety of student writers through differing lenses. They interrogate widely circulating crisis tropes such as multitasking and hyper attention, plagiarism, needs for proceduracy literacy or demands for cultural literacy and decorum. Read more.

Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor

Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor, Megan Fulwiler and Jennifer Marlow

Con Job: Stories of Adjunct and Contingent Labor describes and makes visible the pedagogical, economic, and ethical costs of higher education’s growing reliance on adjunct and contingent faculty. Armed with a borrowed video camera, Megan Fulwiler and Jennifer Marlow, two teachers of composition, set out to record the voices of faculty who are often invisible in and marginalized by the institutions where they teach. Ultimately, the film calls on the field of Composition to use its collective rhetorical strength to challenge the current state of exploitative labor practices in writing instruction. Read more.

Digital Writing Assessment and Evaluation

Digital Writing Assessment and Evaluation, Heidi A. McKee and Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, eds.

The chapters in Digital Writing Assessment and Evaluation place emphasis on assessment of digital writing—the methodological, technological, and ethical approaches for and issues involved with assessing multimodal, networked texts (and the student learning they represent). The fourteen chapters are organized into four sections, addressing equity and assessment, classroom evaluation and assessment, multimodal evaluation and assessment, and program revisioning and program assessment. Read more.


Call for Projects

Call for Projects

The editors of CCDP invite proposals that address the use, impact, and study of digital media, spaces, and practices. Read more.