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This guide introduces participants to additional resources that focus on technology-enhanced writing instruction and how the humanities, learning science, design and technology come together.

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Dr. Jodi Forlizzi  

Jodi Forlizzi

Professor, Human-Computer Interaction Institute   


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English Professor David Kaufer and his CMU research collaborators Ananda Gunawardena & Aaron Tan (Computer Science), and Alexander Cheek (Design) introduce Classroom Salon, an application used by instructors to create social networks and online learning communities of students and instructors...(read their article).  Here are additional press articles from the English Department.  

Three educators discuss how Classroom Salon changed the way we teach writing.


David Kaufer

Mellon Distinguished Professor of English



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How is technology changing the art of writing? Can a computer write poetry? Adventures in Twitter fiction?

Select readings - Books

The following are a selection of books on writing and technology.  They are available at Carnegie Mellon University Libraries.

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Top 12 Ways Technology Changed Learning

In the 21st century, technology has changed the ways in which we communicate and go about our lives. Very few educators would disagree with the notion that technology has dramatically changed the teaching and learning process. 

With the help of some fellow teachers .. (read more)

More from Google Scholar:

You can search Google Scholar for articles on the topic.  Here are two examples:

Looking for more?  Run the following search and browse the results for more information.

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