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WRITING

FOR ELECTRONIC MEDIA

READINGS

Unit 1 Week 1: Taylor Text Week 2: Turkle 1995, Lustiger 1992, Fetterman 1989 Week 3: Zuboff 1988, Rheingold 1993
Unit 2 Week 4: Benahum 1994, Bush 1945 Week 5: Boese 1996, Tuman 1992 Week 6: Negroponte 1995 Week 7: Birkerts 1994, Lanham 1989
Unit 3 Week 8: Bolter 1991, Joyce 1995 Week 9: McKnight, Dillon et al. 1991 Week 10: Atkinson 1993, Redish 1993 Week 11: Barnum 1993 Nord and Tanner 1993 Week 12: Duin 1993,
Unit 4 Week 13: Ruiz 1988 Week 14 Week 15 Week 16

Rensselaer Libraries' Electronic Reserves

Atkinson, F. D. (1993). Presenting Information through Multimedia. Techniques for Technical Communicators. C. M. Barnum and S. Carliner. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 253-272.

Barnum, C. M. (1993). Working with People. Techniques for Technical Communicators. C. M. Barnum and S. Carliner. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 107-136.

Benahum, D. (1994). Fly Me to the MOO: Adventures in Textual Reality. Lingua Franca. 4: 1, 22-36.

Birkerts, S. (1994). Hypertext: Of Mouse and Man. The Gutenburg Elegies. Boston, Faber and Faber: 151-163.

Birkerts, S. (1994). Into the Millenium. The Gutenburg Elegies. Boston, Faber and Faber: 117-133.

Boese, C. (1996). Going into the Woods. Unpublished multimedia textbook: 1-15.

Bolter, J. D. (1991). The Computer as a New Writing Space. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers: 15-31.

Bolter, J. D. (1991). Introduction: The Late Age of Print. Writing Space: The Computer, Hypertext, and the History of Writing. Hillsdale, NJ, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers: 1-11.

Bush, V. (1945). As We may Think. Atlantic Monthly. 101-08.

Duin, A. H. (1993). Test Drive--Evaluating the Usabiltiy of Documents. Techniques for Technical Communicators. C. M. Barnum and S. Carliner. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 306-335.

Fetterman, D. M. (1989). A Wilderness Guide: Methods and Techniques. Ethnography: Step by Step. Newbury Park, Sage Publications. 17: 41-61.

Joyce, M. (1995). Siren Shapes: Exploratory and Constructive Hypertexts. Of Two Minds: Hypertext Pedagogy and Poetics. Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 39-57.

Lanham, R. (1989). Elegies for the Book. The Electronic Word: Literary Study and the Digital Revolution. Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 195-221.

Lewis, P. H. (1995). On the Net: Another survey of Internet users is out, and this one has statistical crediblity. New York Times. New York: Technology.

Lustiger, A. (1992). "The "State" of Idaho: The Case for Open Debate." rec.humor.funny.

McKnight, C., A. Dillon, et al. (1991). Creating Hypertext. Hypertext in Context. Cambridge, MA, Cambridge University Press: 86-104.

McKnight, C., A. Dillon, et al. (1991). Linearity and Hypertext. Hypertext in Context: 15-41.

McKnight, C., A. Dillon, et al. (1991). Navigation Through Complex Information Spaces. Hypertext in Context. Cambridge, MA, Cambridge University Press: 65-86.

Negroponte, N. (1995). Commingled Bits. Being Digital. New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 62-74.

Negroponte, N. (1995). The DNA of Information. Being Digital. New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 11-20.

Negroponte, N. (1995). Where People and Bits Meet. Being Digital. New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 89-102.

Nord, M. A. and B. Tanner (1993). Design that Delivers--Formatting Information for Print and Online Documents. Techniques for Technical Communicators. C. M. Barnum and S. Carliner. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 219-252.

Redish, J. C. (1993). Understanding Readers. Techniques for Technical Communicators. C. M. Barnum and S. Carliner. New York, Macmillan Publishing Company: 13-41.

Rheingold, H. (1993). Daily Life in Cyberspace: How the Computerized Counterculture Built a New Kind of Place. The Virtual Community: Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier. Reading, MA, Addison-Wesley: 38-64.

Ruiz, J. (1988). "Oranges and Sweet Sister Boy." Iowa Woman June 1988: 18-22.

Tuman, M. (1992). Two Literacies. Word Perfect: Literacy in the Computer Age. Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh Press: 1-23.

Turkle, S. (1995). Introduction:. Life on the Screen: Identity in the Age of the Internet. New York, Simon and Schuster: 9-26.

Zuboff, S. (1988). Panoptic Power and the Social Text. In the Age of the Smart Machine: The Future of Work and Power. New York, Basic Books: 362-386.

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