Having the Right Stuff Is Only the Beginning: Technological and Institutionaal Challenges at the United States Military Academy


At the United States Military Academy at West Point, all cadets are issued computers, and faculty have a relatively robust information technology infrastructure to support their teaching. The authors use examples drawn from their institutional and pedagogical context to argue that this apparent technological advantage in fact makes visible disciplinary, institutional, and cultural challenges posed by teaching writing with digital technologies.


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