ENGL 60500: Computers, Language, and Rhetoric

This course examines the role of computer technologies and digital media as a shaping force in the teaching of writing and literacy in general. We will approach this topic from both a theoretical and pedagogical standpoint.

Course objectives include:
1. Understand the learning processes of students, their digital identities, and how they have been shaped and influenced by digital media.
2. Develop strategies for teaching/assessing digital texts in conjunction with alphabetic texts.

Prerequisite: IN Teaching License

Purdue University Northwest

Instructor: Mark Mabrito mmabrito@pnw.edu

Credit Hours: 3

Date: 1/11/2021 – 5/8/2021

Location: Online

Teacher Level: Grades 9-12