Beyond the "Bells and Whistles": Toward a Visual Rhetoric for Teachers' Digital Portfolios
Hicks, Troy, Department of English Language and Literature
National Council of Teachers of English
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Teacher education; Digital portfolios; Visual rhetoric; English language -- Rhetoric -- Computer-assisted instruction; English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching; English teachers;
Hicks argues that teacher educators can approach digital portfolios as an opportunity for their students to engage in a composing process, helping them think rhetorically about design, purpose, and audience in these documents that reflect their identities as teachers.