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Volume 31, Issue 1, 2014

Multimodal Assessment

Letter from the Editor
Carl Whithaus

Staging Encounters: Assessing the Performance of Context in Student's Multimodal Writing
Chris W. Gallagher

Notes Toward the Role of Materiality in Composing, Reviewing, and Assessing Multimodal Texts
Matthew Davis, Kathleen Blake Yancey

The Weight of Curious Space: Rhetorical Events, Hackerspace, and Emergent Multimodal Assessment
Colin Charlton

Writing and Assessing Prodedural Rhetoric in Student-produced Video Games
Richard Colby

A Programmatic Ecology of Assessment: Using a Common Rubric to Evaluate Multimodal Processes and Artifacts
Rebecca E. Burnett, Andy Frazee, Kathleen Hanggi, Amanda Madden

Current Conversations on Multimodal Assignments and Assessments: A Collaborative Review of Four Recent Texts
Stephen M. Boston, Jenae Cohn, Megan McKittrick, Robin Snead

The National Writing Project's Multimodal Assessment Project: Development of a framework for thinking about multimodal composing
Juliet Michelsen Wahleithner


Computers and Composition:
An International Journal

Computers and Composition is a professional journal devoted to exploring the use of computers in composition classes, programs, and scholarly projects. It provides teachers and scholars a forum for discussing issues connected to Image of journal covercomputer use. The journal also offers information about integrating digital composing environments into writing programs on the basis of sound theoretical and pedagogical decisions and empirical evidence.

Computers and Composition welcomes articles, reviews, and letters to the editors that may be of interest to readers, including descriptions of computer-based composition and/or reading instruction, discussions of topics related to multimodal composing; explorations of controversial ethical, legal, or social issues related to the use of computers in composition programs; discussions of professional development and teacher education; explorations of tenure and promotion issues for scholars who work in electronic environments; studies of digital literacy; and discussions of how computers affect the form and content of discourse, the process by which discourse is produced, or the impact discourses have on audiences.

The print journal, Computers and Composition, has existed since 1983. The online journal, Computers and Composition Online, was established in 1996. See History of the Journal for more information.