Rhetoric/Composition/Play through Video Games: Reshaping Theory and Practice of Writing

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R. Colby, M. Johnson
Springer, Mar 20, 2013 - Education - 239 pages
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An edited collection whose contributors analyze the relationship between writing, learning, and video games/videogaming, these essays consist of academic essays from writing and rhetoric teacher-scholars, who theorize, and contextualize how computer/video games enrich writing practices within and beyond the classroom and the teaching of writing.
 

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Contents

List of Figures and Tables
Acknowledgments
Play
Chapter1TheGameof Pedagogy Facebook and the Ends of Writing
Who Are You Here? The Avatar and the Other
On Second Thought
Gamingin
Three Interstices
WorldofWarcraft
Afterword
Chapter
Notes on Contributors
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John Alberti, Northern Kentucky University, USA Larry Beason, University of South Alabama, USA Ian Bogost, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Persuasive Games LLC, USA Richard Colby, University of Denver Writing Program, USA Nathan Garrelts, Ferris State University, USA Gail E. Hawisher, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, USA Justin Hodgson, The University of Texas at Austin, USA Matthew S. S. Johnson, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, USA Debra Journet, University of Louisville, USA Danielle LaVaque-Manty, Sweetland Center for Writing at the University of Michigan, USA Benjamin Miller, Macaulay Honors College of CUNY and the CUNY Graduate Center, USA Mark Mullen, George Washington University in Washington DC, USA Trevor Owens, National Digital Information and Infrastructure Preservation Program at the Library of Congress, USA James Schirmer, University of Michigan-Flint, USA Cynthia L. Selfe, The Ohio State University, USA Lee Sherlock, Michigan State University, USA Rebekah Shultz Colby, University of Denver, USA Katherine Warren, Western Illinois University, USA