The Computer and the Page

The Computer and the Page

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This book is about the nature of publishing: its processes, history and technologies. It also explores the relationship of technology to pedagogy and how publishing has been a part of reading and writing instruction throughout the 20th century. Today publishing is both an individual and a collaborative process that is commercially, organizationally and pedagogically driven. The goal of the book is to provide a theoretical, historical, and philosophical conception of publishing that would help teachers who are beginning to work in computer-supported environments.In figure 1.1, for example, the modular, two-column screen of online help system echoes the modular pages of an automobile ownera#39;s manual. Whether for print or electronic documents, the complexity of an interface depends on the actions publisher hopes that users will take. ... paper carriers, magazine and book distributors, couriers on ten-speed bikes, overnight delivery companies, interoffice mail, andanbsp;...

Title:The Computer and the Page
Author:James Robert Kalmbach
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1997


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