Affordances and Social Practice

In chapter three of Barton and Hamilton’s book, Language Online: Investigating Digital Texts and Practices, the authors discuss the concept of affordances. They argue, Since affordances are not pre-determined, there is a limit to the usefulness of trying to list the ‘properties’ of a technology…. But the uses it is then put to by people Read More…

Welcome

I’m glad you can join me for RWS 696: Rhetoric, Literacy, and Technology. I am particularly excited to teach this course because these areas of study have been the focus of my teaching and research throughout my career. If you are new to these fields, I am happy to welcome you into the conversation. If Read More…