Rhetoric in Digital Environments: Resources

Academic Blogs, Related

Academic Cog
Virtualpolitik, Liz Losh
The Googlization of Everything, Siva Vaidhyanathan
The Chutry Experiment
Open University
Proceedings of the Athanasius Kircher Society
Progressive Historians
Into The Blogosphere (edited collection of rhetorical analyses of blogs)

Associations, Journals

Association of Internet Researchers
Center for Digital Discourse and Culture @ Virginia Tech
Currents in Electronic Literacy
POROI (Project on the Rhetoric of Inquiry)
Digital Campus
Digital Learning (The Macarthur Foundation)
Digital Resource Study (Center for Studies in Higher Education)
First Monday (Internet Journal)
Forum on Information Technology and Research Universities
The Institute for the Future of the Book
Museum of Hoaxes
HumaniTech (Lecture Series)
H-Net: Humanities and Social Sciences Online and H-Rhetor
Stanford Persuasive Technology Lab
Writing in Digital Environments (Michigan State)
CCCC Position Statement on Teaching, Learning, and Assessing Writing in Digital Environments


Rhetoric and Philosophy Bibliography (Richard Cherwitz)
Contemporary Rhetoric Bibliography (Richard Cherwitz)

Classic Statements

"As We May Think" (Vannevar Bush)
Science, The Endless Frontier (Vannevar Bush)
"A Mathematical Theory of Communication" (Claude E. Shannon; PDF)
The Shannon-Weaver Model (an explanation)
Cyberntics, A Partial Introduction (Norbert Wiener)
Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants (Marc Prensky; PDF)


Digital Rhetoric (Jim Zappen's course)
Digital Rhetoric (Dànielle Nicole DeVoss's course)
Digital Rhetoric (George Pullman's course)
Digital Rhetoric (Magic, Metaphor, Power) (Thomas Swiss's course)
Digital Rhetoric Elizabeth Losh
Digital Rhetoric 2007 Class Liz Losh (YouTube promo)
General Open Courses
Open Yale Courses
Open Educational Resources
MIT Open Courseware


Persuasive Games
The Medium
Andrew Keen: The Great Seduction


"Trapped in the grid" (Scott Rosenberg, Salon, 24 January 2008)
"Growing Up Online" (Frontline, 22 January 2008)
"Thumbs Race as Japan's Best Sellers Go Cellular" (Norimitsu Onishi, The New York Times, 20 January, 2008)
"Adventures in Wonderland" (Anthony Grafton, The New Yorker, 5 November, 2007)
"Twilight of the Books" (Caleb Crain, The New Yorker, 24 December 2007)
"With friends like these ..." (Tom Hodgkinson, The Guardian, 14 January 14 2008)
Transhumanism (YouTube); Ending Aging (Aubrey de Grey, YouTube)
"Friend Game: Behind the online hoax that led to a girl's suicide" (Lauren Collins, The New Yorker, 21 January 2008)
"YouTube, j'accuse!" Controversial critic and disgraced blogger Lee Siegel rages against Internet culture and blogofascism (Louis Bayard, Salon, 16 January 2008)

Digital Rhetoric