Web Writing: Why and How for Liberal Arts Teaching and by Jack Dougherty,Tennyson O'Donnell

By Jack Dougherty,Tennyson O'Donnell

The essays in Web Writing reply to modern debates over the correct function of the net in greater schooling, steerage a center direction among polarized attitudes that frequently dominate the dialog. The authors argue for the clever integration of internet instruments into what the liberal arts does top: writing around the curriculum. All educational disciplines worth transparent and compelling prose, even if that prose is available in the form of a persuasive essay, clinical record, or artistic expression. The act of writing visually demonstrates how we expect in unique and demanding methods and in ways in which are deeper than those who could be taught or assessed by means of a working laptop or computer. additionally, studying to put in writing good calls for engaged readers who motivate and problem us to revise our muddled first drafts and craft extra targeted and knowledgeable issues of view. certainly, a brand new iteration of web-based instruments for authoring, annotating, modifying, and publishing can dramatically enhance the writing strategy, yet doing so calls for liberal arts educators to reconsider why and the way we train this ability, and to question those that blindly demand embracing or rejecting technology.

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