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Title: Beyond single modes and media : writing as an ongoing multimodal text production
Authors : Hicks, Troy
Perrin, Daniel
Published in : Handbook of writing and text production
Pages : 231
Pages to: 253
Publisher / Ed. Institution : De Gruyter
Publisher / Ed. Institution: New York
Issue Date: 2013
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Series : Handbooks of applied linguistics
Series volume: 10
Type of review: Not specified
Language : English
Subjects : Multimodality; Text production; Writing; Media linguistics
Subject (DDC) : 808: Rhetoric and writing
Abstract: In this chapter, we focus on new, hybrid forms of text production and their research. We start from the practical example of Wikipedia, and the ways in which articles are developed quickly and then refined over time by Wikipedians (Part 1). This approach illustrates transitions from a narrow to a broader orientation in writing research (2). We then develop a framework for the state-of-the-art analysis of writing as a focused and incidental, by-the-way activity of producing editable and storable multimodal communication offers (3). Within this framework, challenges for and controversial issues of contemporary writing research can be identified (4). This allows us to outline what such research can contribute to Applied Linguistics (5) and to sketch a related research roadmap (6). Finally, in the reference section, we list key publications that explain writing research beyond single modes and media (7).
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM)
Publication type: Book Part
DOI : 10.21256/zhaw-1946
ISBN: 978-3-11-022063-6
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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