Department of English at Illinois State University

English Department Faculty and Staff


Kalmbach

James Kalmbach

Professor, Technical Writing, Internship Director

Office Address: STV 421 H
Office Phone: (309) 438-7648
Office Hours: M 1-3, F11-12 & 2-3 and by appointment. Appointments generally available Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Email: Contact James Kalmbach (kalmbach)
Website: Visit James Kalmbach’s Website
Teaching Schedule:
Course NumberSectionCourse NameTimeRoom NumberCourse Links
ENG239.01Multimodal Composition W 17:30 - 20:20STV 0221
ENG287.02Independent Study   
ENG351.01Hypertext M W F 10:00 - 10:50STV 0408
ENG398.01Professional Practice,Internship in English   
ENG398.0101Professional Practice,Internship in English   
ENG498.01Professional Practice,Internship in English   
Teaching Interests:
Digital pedagogy, Computers and Writing Studies, Technical Communication
Research Interests:
The Intersections of Technology and Pedagogy
Emergent Pedagogies
Digital Literacies
New Media Studies
Web Design
Education:
Ph.D. in English, Michigan State University
M.A. in English Linguistics, University of Michigan
B.A. in English with High Honor Michigan State University
Selected Publications:

Writing Spaces Web Writing Style Guide. Allendale, MI: Writing Spaces. 2011. http://writingspaces.org/wwsg/title Co-editors: Mathew Barton, and Charles Lowe.

RAW (Reading and Writing) New Media. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2010. Co-editor: Cheryl Ball.

"Technical Reports as Rhetorical Practice." In Cynthia Selfe (Eds.), Resources in Technical Communication: Outcomes and Approaches. Amityville, NY: Baywood, 2007, 21-36.

"Reading the Archives: Ten Years on Nonlinear (Kairos) History." Kairos, 11(1). Retrieved August 29, 2006, from http://english.ttu.edu/kairos/11.1/binder.html?topoi/kalmbach/index.html.

"Hypermediating the Resume." In Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Saari Kitalong, and Dickie Selfe (Eds.), Innovative Approaches to Teaching Technical Communication. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 2004. 135-174.

"Word as Image: The Acquisition of Typographic Literacy." In Nancy Allen (Ed.), Working with Words and Images: New Steps in an Old Dance. Westport, Ct: Ablex, 2002. 43-57.

“From Codex to Code: Programming and the Composition Classroom.” Computers and Composition 16. 3 (December 1999). Co-editor: Ron Fortune.

The Computer and the Page: Publishing, Technology, and the Classroom. Greenwich, CT: Ablex, 1997.

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