About TECHStyle

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 2018-2019 editor of TECHStyle is Nick Sturm (Brittain Fellow 2017-present). Inquiries or proposals for content on the site can be directed to them at nicholas.sturm@lmc.gatech.edu.

The TECHStyle committee designs this site, moderates comments, and develops content. Committee members for 2018-2019 include Nick Sturm (Brittain Fellow 2017-present), Aaron Colton (Brittain Fellow 2018-present), and Kent Linthicum (Brittain Fellow 2017-present).

Committee members for 2017-2018 included 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).

Recent committees build on work done in years past:

Editors of TECHStyle

2017-18: Andrew Marzoni & Anna Ioanes

2016-17: Andrew Marzoni & Anna Ioanes

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.

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