Exploring Rhetoric & Code
This space serves as a digital portfolio for the work I've been engaged in as a student within the Communication, Rhetoric, and Digital Media at North Carolina State University. My interests range from the rhetoric of open source software development and digital media criticism to first-year college composition. In addition, I've spent the last few years exploring some of the possibilities of physical and electrical computing with the Arduino microprocessor and the Processing IDE. Of special interest to me—although it's only recently become a focus for my work—is the promotion of the 'digital humanities,' work that connects digital technologies and methodologies within scholarship in humanities disciplines, especially as it relates to emerging research in rhetoric and composition.
As an instructor, I've taught writing courses for the past eight years in the NCSU English Department, with much of that time spent in the university's First-Year Writing Program. Currently, I'm teaching:
On this site, you can examine the projects I've been working on recently in my areas of interest as a student and a teacher.