Warnick, Welch, and Zappen on Electronic Rhetoric

March 13th, 2008

Again, I read a number of articles (cited below) and was posed relating questions:

Warnick, Barbara. 2005. “Looking to the Future: Electronic Texts and the Deepening Interface.” Technical
Communication Quarterly 14(3), 327-333.

Welch, Kathleen. 1999. “Technologies of Electric Rhetoric.” Electric Rhetoric. Cambridge: MIT Press.

Zappen, James P. “Digital Rhetoric: Toward an Integrated Theory.” Technical Communication Quarterly 14(3), 319-
325.

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McLuhan and Postman on New Media Criticism

March 6th, 2008

McLuhan, Marshall. 2003 (orig. 1962 & 1964). “Two Selections by Marshall McLuhan.” In The New Media Reader.
Cambridge: MIT Press.

Postman, Neil. 1992. “Invisible Technologies.” Technopoly. New York: Vintage Books.

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