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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, 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.
Stories That Speak to Us, H. Lewis Ulman, Scott Lloyd DeWitt, and Cynthia L. Selfe, eds.
Stories That Speak to Us—a digital collection of scholarly, curated exhibits—is designed to investigate literacy narratives from a number of perspectives: to explore why they are important, what information they carry about reading and composing, why they might be valuable, not only for scholars and teachers, but also for librarians, community literacy workers, individual citizens and groups of people. As the editors and authors collectively suggest, literacy narratives are powerfully rhetorical linguistic accounts through which people fashion their lives; make sense of their world, indeed construct the realities in which they live. Read more.
Call for Projects
The editors of CCDP invite proposals that address the use, impact, and study of digital media, spaces, and practices. Read more.