Flash Fellowship: Data/Finance/Management

Monopoly money on the ground, ice and broken glass.

Writing on the financial crisis of the early 2000s, Edward LiPuma has observed the ways that houses became the central media by which Americans understood their financial assets. Presently, public, private, and personal data produced in and by merely living amongst the Internet of Things becomes increasingly economized. Collective practices such as data mining and … Read more

Flash Fellowship: Arduino Escape Room

Image of interwoven writing tools, including pencil, screwdriver, and mouse

Beyond becoming acquainted with an emerging area of attunement methodology and scholarship, my interest in arduino and microcontroller technology is pedagogical. Intertwined with the expressed goals of the Digital Writing and Research Lab, I aim to design a set of accessible and engaging tutorials and workshops for learning the complex task of transductive writing and … Read more

Nov 16: A Pedagogy Talk with Clay Spinuzzi, “Putting Together RHE 328: Writing for Entrepreneurs.”

Stacks of post-it notes next to crumpled post-its

The DWRL is excited to host a Pedagogy Talk with Clay Spinuzzi on Friday, November 16 from 12-1:30 pm in Par 102. As part of an ongoing pedagogy series in coordination with the Department of Rhetoric and Writing, Dr. Spinuzzi will be discussing RHE 328—an open-topic upper-division course that introduces professional and technical writing topics to liberal arts majors. … Read more

Data Visualization: On and Off the Screen

It’s easy to consider digital rhetoric and writing in terms of always-advancing computer technologies. This isn’t inaccurate, and keeping our fingers on the pulse regarding the rhetorical affordances of new software makes for innovative digital writing, research, and pedagogy. At the same time, however, it’s helpful to remember that digital rhetoric is more than what’s … Read more