© 2006

Teaching, Technology, Textuality

Approaches to new media

  • Michael Hanrahan
  • Deborah L. Madsen

Part of the Teaching the New English book series (TENEEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Introduction

    1. Michael Hanrahan, Deborah Madsen
      Pages 1-8
  3. Professional, Institutional, and Cultural Contexts

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 9-9
    2. Alan Liu
      Pages 11-26
    3. Christopher Kelty
      Pages 36-53
  4. A New English? Theory and Practice

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 55-55
    2. Jim O’Loughlin
      Pages 69-80
    3. Leon Litvack
      Pages 81-89
  5. Virtual Teaching and Learning Environments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 91-91
    2. Lisa Botshon
      Pages 93-104
    3. Dorothea Fischer-Hornung, Wolfgang Holtkamp
      Pages 105-121
    4. Duco van Oostrum
      Pages 122-131
  6. Hypermedia

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 133-133
    2. Eric S. Rabkin
      Pages 135-147
    3. Jeff Rice
      Pages 148-161
    4. Andrew Booth, David Lindley, Oliver Pickering
      Pages 162-175
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 176-193

About this book


This collection of original essays discusses the implications of the new media for the creation, delivery and assessment of English studies. Strategies by which digital technologies can serve professional, scholarly and pedagogical needs in a completely new way are explored in the context of the role and mission of humanities in the electronic age.


computer design English environment essay identity Information Technology (IT) literacy research rhetoric Technologie

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Hanrahan
    • 1
  • Deborah L. Madsen
    • 2
  1. 1.Bates CollegeUS
  2. 2.University of GenevaSwitzerland

About the editors

BRYAN ALEXANDER National Institute for Technology and Liberal Education, Middlebury College, Vermont, USA ANDREW BOOTH Director, Flexible Learning Development Unit, Professor of On-Line Learning in the School of Biochemistry and Microbiology, University of Leeds, UK LISA BOTSHON Associate Professor, University of Maine, Augusta, USA DOROTHEA FISCHER-HORNUNG Lecturer, University of Heidelberg, Germany WOLFGANG HOLTKAMP Lecturer, University of Stuttgart, Germany CHRISTOPHER KELTY Assistant Professor, Rice University, Texas, USA STUART LEE Head of the Learning Technologies Group, Oxford University, UK DAVID LINDLEY Professor, University of Leeds, UK LEON LITVACK Reader, Queen's University Belfast, UK ALAN LIU Professor, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA JIM O'LOUGHLIN Assistant Professor, University of North Iowa, USA OLIVER PICKERING Deputy Head of Special Collections, Leeds University Library, UK ERIC RABKIN Professor, University of Michigan, USA JEFF RICE Assistant Professor of English, Wayne State University, USA DUCO VAN OOSTRUM Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield, UK

Bibliographic information


'The New English Series is a welcome and timely contribution to the changing canon, curriculum, and classroom practice of English in higher education. Imaginatively conceived and professionally edited, the series will be required reading for instructors in English studies worldwide.' - Professor Elaine Showalter, Professor Emerita of English, Princeton University, USA, and Author of Teaching Literature