Christine Alfano

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The paper discusses an original research project in the area of education and cross-cultural rhetoric on the use of persuasive digital technologies to enable intercultural competencies among students and teachers across globally-distributed teams. The paper outlines the methodology for the research, including the use of video conferences, collaborative(More)
In writing about new media during the last decade, new media scholars in composition studies have focused on pedagogical challenges of teaching multimodal communication such as reconsidering literacy conventions, creating multimodal assignments, or considering material infrastructure. However, composition literature has not explored in depth multimodal(More)
This paper discusses a curriculum developed to make innovative use of collaborative digital technologies—including video conferences, collaborative blogs, writing on a Wiki, and dynamic chat—as part of an activity-based research project to foster intercultural competencies among students in globally-distributed teams. We present qualitative and quantitative(More)
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