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Computers and Composition Awards

Computers and Composition Ellen Nold Best Article Award

For the 2020 Awards, the dates of eligibility include both 2019 and 2020, to account for the impact on the COVID-19 pandemic on the nomination process.

To acknowledge and support the growth and acceptance of scholarship, research, and teaching in our field, we present on an annual basis the Computers and Composition Hugh Burns and Ellen Nold Awards. The Ellen Nold Award is presented annually for the best article in computers and composition studies.

Computers and Composition will honor the winner during an awards presentation held during the Computers and Writing Conference.

Deadline for nominations is March 15. Send nominations for the Ellen Nold Award to:

Dr. Kristine L. Blair
Ellen Nold Award
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Duquesne University
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Ellen Nold Award Recipients

Alison Cardinal, Washington State University, Tacoma
“Participatory Video: An Apparatus for Ethically Researching Literacy, Power and Embodiment,” Computers and Composition

Honorable Mention
Lauren E. Cagle, University of Kentucky
"Surveilling Strangers: The Disciplinary Biopower of Digital Genre Assemblages,” Computers and Composition

Jialei Jiang, Indiana University of Pennsylvania
“What Monkeys Teach Us about Authorship: Toward a Distributed Agency in Digital Composing Practices,” Kairos: A Journal of Rhetoric, Technology, and Pedagogy

Jennifer M. Cunningham, Kent State University
“’wuz good wit u bro’: Patterns of Digital African American Language Use in Two Modes of Communication,” Computers and Composition

Honorable Mention
Erin E. Schaefer, Michigan State University
“Using Neurofeedback and Mindfulness Pedagogies to Teach Open Listening,” Computers and Composition

Kristin L. Arola, Michigan State University, & Adam Arola
"An Ethics of Assemblage: Creative Repetition and the ‘Electric Pow Wow’." Assembling Composition, NCTE

Andrew Bourelle (University of New Mexico), Tiffany Bourelle (UNM), Anna K. Knutson (University of Michigan), Stephanie Spong (UNM)
“Sites of Multimodal Literacy: Comparing Student Learning in Online and Face-to-Face Environments,” Computers and Composition

Casey Boyle, University of Texas at Austin
“The Rhetorical Question Concerning Glitch,” Computers and Composition

Honorable Mention
Douglas Walls, University of Central Florida
“Access(ing) the Coordination of Writing Networks,” Computers and Composition

Claire Lauer, Arizona State University
“Expertise With New/Multi/Modal/Visual/Digital/Media Technologies Desired: Tracing Composition’s Evolving Relationship With Technology Through The MLA JIL,” Computers and Composition

Christine Tulley, University of Findlay
“Migration Patterns: A Status Report On The Transition From Paper To Eportfolios And The Effect On Multimodal Composition Initiatives," Computers and Writing

Angela Haas, Illinois State University
“Race, Rhetoric, and Technology: A Case Study of Decolonial Technical Communication Theory, Methodology, and Pedagogy,” Journal of Business and Technical Communication

Christina Haas, University of Minnesota
Pamela Takayoshi, Kent State University
Brandon Carr, University of Florida
Kimberly Hudson,
Kent State University
Ross Pollack,
LaTrobe, PA
“Young People's Everyday Literacies: The Language Features of Instant Messaging”
Research in the Teaching of English, May 2010

James Purdy, Duquesne University
Joyce Walker, Illinois State University
Valuing Digital Scholarship: Exploring the Changing Realities of Intellectual Work.” MLA Profession 2010

James E. Porter, Miami University
Recovering Delivery for Digital Rhetoric. Computers and Composition 26(4).

Jonathan Alexander, University of California, Irvine
Media Convergence 25.1 (Computers and Composition)

Joyce R. Walker, Western Michigan University
Narratives in the Database: Memorializing September 11th Online. Computers and Composition 24(2).

Thomas Rickert, Purdue University
Michael Salvo, Purdue University
The Distributed Gesamptkunstwerk: Sound, Worlding, and New Media Culture. Computers and Composition 23(3).

Synne Skjulstad, University of Oslo
Andrew Morrison, University of Oslo
Movement in the Interface. Computers and Composition 22(4).

Jonathan Alexander, University of Cincinnati
Will Banks, East Carolina University
Sexualities, Technologies, and the Teaching of Writing. Computers and Composition 21.3

Liz Rohan University of Michigan, Dearborn
Reveal Codes: A New Lens for Examining and Historicizing the Work of Secretaries. Computers and Composition, 20(3).

Jonathan Alexander, University of Cincinnati
Digital Spins: The Pedagogy and Politics of Student-Centered E-Zines. Computers and Composition, 19(4).

Stephen Knadler
, Georgia State University
E-racing Difference in E-space: Black Female Subjectivity and the Web-based Portfolio. Computers and Composition, 18.

Alison Regan and John Zuern, University of Hawaii, Manoa
Community Service Learning and Computer-mediaed Advanced Composition: The Going to Class, Getting Online, and the Giving Back Project. Computers and Composition, 17(2).

Joanne Addison, University of Denver
Susan Hilligoss, Clemson University
Technological Fronts: Lesbian Lives 'On the Line.' (1999). In Kristine Blair and Pamela Takayoshi (Eds.), Feminist Cyberscapes: Mapping Gendered Academic Spaces. Norwood, NJ: Ablex.

Jeff Grabill, Michigan State University
Utopic Visions, the Technopoor, and Public Access: Writing Technologies in a Community Literacy Program. (1998). Computers and Composition, 15(3).

Michael Johanyak, University of Akron
Analyzing the Amalgamated Electronic Text: Bringing Cognitive, Social, and Contextual Factors of Individual Language Users into CMC Research. (1997). Computers and Composition, 14(1).

Johndan Johnson-Eilola, Clarkson Tech
Stuart Selber, Penn State University
Policing Ourselves: Defining the Boundaries of Appropriate Discussion in Online Forums. Computers and Composition, 13(3).

David Coogan Institute of Technology
Christine Hult, Utah State University
Joyce Kinkead
, Utah State University
Special Issue on Writing Centers (August, 1995). Computers and Composition,12(2).

Cynthia Selfe and Richard J. Selfe, Jr., The Ohio State Univeristy
The Politics of the Interface: Power and Its Exercise in Electronic Contact Zones. (1994). College Composition and Communication, 45(4).

Susan Romano, University of New Mexico
The Egalitarianism Narrative: Whose Story? Which Yardstick? (1993). Computers and Composition, 10(3).

Charles Moran, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Computers and the Writing Classroom: A Look to the Future. (1992). In G. E. Hawisher and P. LeBlanc (Eds.), Re-Imagining Computers and Composition: Teaching and Research in the Virtual Age. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook.

Nancy Kaplan and Stuart Moulthrop, University of Baltimore
Something to Imagine: Literature, Composition, and Interactive Fiction. (1991). Computers and Composition, 9.

Christine Neuwirth and David Kaufer, Carnegie Mellon University