This innovative reader addresses the social, cultural, political, and educational implications of today’s burgeoning information and communication technologies in substantial critical depth. Using three broad human themes—Constructing Identity, Building Community, and Seeking Knowledge—this brief freshman reader engages students in exciting rhetorical issues, including "Gender Online," "The Global Village," and "Information Overload and New Media." In each case, hopeful and optimistic views are balanced with incisive technology criticism, helping to make cutting-edge social issues intellectually coherent and accessible to your students.
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Facilitates Internet research and promotes collaborative learning in both computer-aided and traditional classrooms
Integrates prereading, reader response, peer collaboration, and critical thinking throughout via pedagogic components'"Forward Thinking," "Second Thoughts," "Discussion Threads," and "Research Links"'in each chapter
Engages students by featuring an unprecedented range of forms, genres, and media, including cartoons, fiction, personal narrative, scholarly articles, and cultural criticism
Enhances the learning experience with a full-featured Web site which links students to related-issue sites and offering interviews with article authors, bibliographies, additional study and research materials, and more
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Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0070295484
Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1997. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0070295484