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Title Because digital writing matters : improving student writing in online and multimedia environments / National Writing Project ; with Dànielle Nicole DeVoss, Elyse Eidman-Aadahl, and Troy Hicks.

Publication Info. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  808.042 B388B    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description xiii, 194 pages ; 24 cm
Summary "How to apply digital writing skills effectively in the classroom, from the prestigious National Writing Project As many teachers know, students may be adept at text messaging and communicating online but do not know how to craft a basic essay. In the classroom, students are increasingly required to create web-based or multi-media productions that also include writing. Since writing in and for the online realm often defies standard writing conventions, this book defines digital writing and examines how best to integrate new technologies into writing instruction. Shows how to integrate new technologies into classroom lessons. Addresses the proliferation of writing in the digital age. Offers a guide for improving students' online writing skills. The book is an important manual for understanding this new frontier of writing for teachers, school leaders, university faculty, and teacher educators."--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 160-166) and index.
Contents Why digital writing matters -- The landscape of digital writing -- Revising the writing process: learning to write in a digital world -- Ecologies for digital writing -- Standards and assessment for digital writing -- Professional development for digital writing -- Some conclusions, many beginnings.
Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Computer-assisted instruction.
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Computer-assisted instruction.
English language -- Composition and exercises -- Study and teaching.
Report writing -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Report writing -- Study and teaching.
Electronic portfolios in education.
Multimedia systems.
Added Author DeVoss, Dànielle Nicole.
Eidman-Aadahl, Elyse.
Hicks, Troy.
National Writing Project (U.S.)
ISBN 9780470407721 paperback
0470407727 paperback
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