Publication type: Conference other
Type of review: No review
Title: Digitalization of writing : do we really understand how much writing is changing? : and do we react properly to the challenges, digitization poses on teaching and research?
Authors : French, Amanda
Rapp, Christian
Kruse, Otto
Anson, Chris
Benetos, Kalliopi
et. al : No
Conference details: 10th Conference of the European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing, Göteborg, Sweden, 2-4 July 2019
Issue Date: 2019
Language : English
Subject (DDC) : 808: Rhetoric and writing
Abstract: Although all members of EATAW will have their own thoughts on digitalization and, recently, more publications are devoted to this topic, we miss coherent discourses and feel that other contexts (mainly from the IT disciplines) have taken the lead in these discussions. For future EATAW conferences, we suggest placing a strong emphasis on digitalization and would like to discuss which aspects of it should be stressed most. For a first step, it would be great to initiate an exchange on hot issues in teaching and research related to digitalization and explore ideas for future collaboration. Christian Rapp and Otto Kruse will give an introduction to the session and explain the idea of it with a short input about some problems connected to the challenges of new digital tools for the teaching of writing and the question of whether and how much writing teachers should take over control and ownership of the new technology or leave it to the IT and E-Learning disciplines. Kalli Benetos will talk about the need for researchers and educators to put DESIGN and intent before technology in adopting more design-based research approaches to drive technology development and uses, instead of being led by "market forces". Chris Anson will address the following question: What are the consequences - ethical, developmental, rhetorical, and interpersonal - of having computers “read” and evaluate student writing?
Fulltext version : Published version
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Departement: School of Management and Law
Organisational Unit: Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning (ZID)
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