Research Questions of the Week

How does writing for blogs or online journals differ from approaching the same topic in other formats?
If a student completes homework on his own blog rather than as a more traditional report for the teacher, how does the concept of perceived audience change, and how is the writing and expression affected?
How does writing either typed on a typewriter or entered into a computer differ from that undertaken by hand; How does the medium in which we write influence or shape our expression?
How do writers decide on the format of their writing (journalistic, poetry, narrative, play, lyrics) and how is format reflective of the author’s character?


About Marlen Harrison

Dr. Marlen Elliot Harrison has been teaching language, communication, composition, literature and gender/sexuality studies at universities in Asia, Europe and North America since 1997.
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