Welcome to TECHStyle, an online forum for digital pedagogy and research by the Brittain Fellows at Georgia Tech.
Who are we?
The Marion L. Brittain Post-Doctoral Fellows teach first-year composition and technical communication in the Writing and Communication Program at the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia. In the classroom, Brittain Fellows use innovative digital pedagogy to teach multimodal communication strategies. In their own research, the Brittain Fellows work in diverse fields, from traditional literary studies to digital game studies to scientific discourse. TECHStyle publishes contributions from Brittain Fellows past and present, as well as guest bloggers from all areas of academe.
What is TECHStyle?
TECHStyle is the online journal of the Brittain Fellowship. Here you will find posts from Brittain Fellows on topics related to teaching, research, technology, and life in academia. Posts range from scholarly articles in development to brief reflections on new teaching strategies. TECHStyle is also a venue for debate on questions related to pedagogy and scholarship as well as a message board for news, announcements, committee reports, and calls for participation. TECHStyle gives voice to a vibrant community of innovative scholars and teachers and opens up that conversation to the world.
Who edits TECHStyle?
The 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 editors of TECHStyle are Anna Ioanes (Brittain Fellow 2015-present) and Andrew Marzoni (Brittain Fellow 2015-present). Inquiries or proposals for content on the site can be directed to them at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
The TECHStyle committee designs this site, moderates comments, and develops content. Committee members for 2017-2018 include Jennifer Forsthoefel (Brittain Fellow 2015-present), Joshua King (Brittain Fellow 2015-present), Matthew Dischinger (Brittain Fellow 2016-present), Sarah Lozier (Brittain Fellow 2016-present), Jeffrey Fallis (Brittain Fellow 2016-present), and Tina Colvin (Brittain Fellow 2016-present).
Committee members for 2016-2017 included Jennifer Forsthoefel (Brittain Fellow 2015-2017), Melissa Sexton (Brittain Fellow 2015-2016), Joshua King (Brittain Fellow 2015-2017), Andrew Eichel (Brittain Fellow 2016-2017), Matthew Dischinger (Brittain Fellow 2016-2017), Sarah Lozier (Brittain Fellow 2016-2017), Jeffrey Fallis (Brittain Fellow 2016-2017), and Tina Colvin (Brittain Fellow 2016-2017).
Recent committees build on work done in years past:
Editors of TECHStyle
2015-16: Eric Rettberg
2014-15: Rebecca Weaver
2013-14: Christine Hoffmann
2012-13: Diane Jakacki
2011-12: Diane Jakacki
Creators of TECHStyle
2010-2011 Social Media Committee: Roger Whitson, Committee Chair and TECHStyle Administrator. Kathryn Crowther, Managing Editor. Andrew Famiglietti, Technical Administrator. Nirmal Trivedi, Technical Administrator. Diane Jakacki, Production Editor. Robin Wharton, Production Editor. Jesse Stommel, Production Editor. Julia Turner, Marketing Director. Andrew Cooper, Assistant Director. Rebecca Burnett, Director.
Also contributed to the creation of TECHStyle: M. King Adkins. Scott Balcerzak. Olin Bjork. Sherri Brown. Kathryn Crowther. Shannon Dobranski. Jason Embry. Kathryn Farley. Steven J. Hagaman. Jo Anne Harris. Karen Head. Levi Kafka. Danielle Lawson. Cari Lovins. Erin McClendis. Melissa Meeks. Matt Paproth. Manuel Perez Tejada. Paulette Richards. Carol Senf. Tiffany Tsao. Daniel Vollaro. Jennifer Wheelock. Andrea Wood.