The Computer and the Page

The Computer and the Page

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This book is about the nature of publishing: its processes, history and technologies. It also explores the relationship of technology to pedagogy and how publishing has been a part of reading and writing instruction throughout the 20th century. Today publishing is both an individual and a collaborative process that is commercially, organizationally and pedagogically driven. The goal of the book is to provide a theoretical, historical, and philosophical conception of publishing that would help teachers who are beginning to work in computer-supported environments.Part II The Technologies of Publishing A number of years ago, we invited Cynthia Selfe to speak to our graduate students at ... for an electric or manual typewriter: a typewriter without au- tocorrection, autocentering, or a 16-character display. ... My conception of a page had been shaped by the Smith Corona I pounded on as an undergraduate and the IBM Selectric on which I had typed my dissertation.

Title:The Computer and the Page
Author:James Robert Kalmbach
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1997


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