Resisting the Rhetoric of Migration in Online Writing Classes. Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch Timothy Oleksiak Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota. Question. How can we understand the rhetoric of migration in online writing instruction?
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Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota
“Teachers and administrators, to include those in writing centers, typically are simply migrating traditional face-to-face writing pedagogies to the online setting—both fully online and hybrid. Theory and practice specific to OWI has yet to be fully developed and engaged in postsecondary online settings across the United States” (7).4Cs Committee on Best Practices in Online Writing Instruction http://www.ncte.org/cccc/committees/owi
The rhetoric of migration suggests that online writing instruction is simply a transfer of face-to-face pedagogy to online environments.