Carpenter, Russell, and Shawn Apostel. “A Space to Play, A Space to Compose: A Model for Creative Collaborations and Composition Practices.” Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies. Eds. James Purdy and Dànielle Nicole DeVoss. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Sweetland Press, 2016.
A Space to Play, A Space to Compose: A Model for Creative Collaborations and Composition Practices.
Space plays an important—possibly the most important—infrastructural role in the teaching of writing. As this webtext suggests, composition scholars might focus their attention on the ways in which spatial considerations, such as the design of rooms, placement of furniture, location of technology, accessibility of writable surfaces, and the mobility of equipment, enhance or inhibit composition pedagogy.
Making Space: Writing Instruction, Infrastructure, and Multiliteracies.