Ideas to cover in each category: How the technology is being used in the composition classroom Benefits Potential problems

What pedagogical theory or theories does it work best with?

  • Collaborative pedagogy

Who are the leading theorists/critics on this technology (specific to the comp classroom)? How is this changing the way in which teachers teach and students write/respond?

Bibliography of sources

Garza, Susan Loudermilk and Tommy Hern. "Using Wikis as Collaborative Writing Tools: Something Wiki This Way Comes--Or Not!" (

Teaching with Wikis: Toward a Networked Pedagogy Computers and Composition, Volume 25, Issue 4, 2008, Pages 432-448 Rebecca Wilson Lundin

Way of the Wiki:

Barton, Matthew D. "The Future of Rational-Critical Debate in Online Public Spheres." Computers and Composition 22.2 (2005): 177-190.