With the importance of online research, writing, and communication, computers are increasingly vital to instruction within the humanities. To help prepare teachers and administrators who engage with computerized instruction, this article examines faculty development through the lens of technology training by reporting on issues and concerns expressed by twelve technology trainers in a series of interviews. The interviewees provided their experiences and advice, including ways to approach institutional challenges, faculty participation, and pedagogical integrity. Most importantly, the author argues that technology training is a complex rhetorical activity involving a strong sense of kairos, context, and audience.
Michelle Sidler; Rhetoricians, Facilitators, Models: Interviews with Technology Trainers. Pedagogy 1 October 2008; 8 (3): 467–480. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-2008-006
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