Composing and Publishing Digital Scholarship

Session abstract or description: 

Editors from Kairos, Enculturation, Hybrid Pedagogy, and Computers & Composition Online discuss digital publication authoring processes from the beginning of research projects to the publication stage and provide feedback and workshop opportunities to participants.

This half-day workshop will guide and encourage authors interested in composing digital scholarship for online journals and presses. Editors from Kairos, Enculturation, Hybrid Pedagogy, and Computers & Composition Online will discuss authoring processes from the beginning of research projects to the publication stage, including visualizing, storyboarding/prototyping, creating sustainable and accessible designs, querying editors, finding local resources, submitting webtexts, and revising in-progress work. Authors interested in starting (or finishing) any kind of digital scholarly project will benefit from this workshop.

Schedule of Activities:
9:00  -   9:30 Introductions and overview of the journals represented at the workshop

9:30  - 10:30 Interactive Q&A with all editors -- topics include
     (a) reading the journal's website for info
     (b) queries to the editor (how much info to include & which section/editor, if pertinent, to consider)
     (c) generalities of peer-review process
     (d) rhetorical design tips / best practices
     (e) accessibility, usability, code-level best practices

10:30 - 11:30 Small group work focused on participant needs (feedback on specific projects or how-to-get-started for participants who don't yet have a project in mind)

11:30 - 12:00 Wrap-up conversation; encourage participants to submit.

Session type: 
Workshop
Session hashtag: 
w2
Session room: 
Pioch 117
Session time: 
Half-day Morning Workshop