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Science and the Internet

Communicating Knowledge in a Digital Age, 1st Edition

Edited by Alan G Gross, Jonathan Buehl


328 pages

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First Published in 2017. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor and Francis, an Informa company.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1. Revolution or Evolution? Casing the Impact of Digital Media on the Rhetoric of Science

Jonathan Buehl

CHAPTER 2. Learning to “Share Your Science”: The Open Notebook as Textual Object and Dynamic Rhetorical Space

Chad Wickman

CHAPTER 3. The Scientific Journal: Making It New?

Joseph E. Harmon

CHAPTER 4. Evaluation After Publication: Setting the Record Straight in the Sciences

Alan G. Gross

CHAPTER 5. The Online Research Article and the Ecological Basis of New Digital Genres

Christian F. Casper

CHAPTER 6. The Chemistry Liveblogging Event: The Web Refigures Peer Review

Michelle Sidler

CHAPTER 7. Controversies on the Web: The Case of Adult Human Neurogenesis

Jeanne Fahnestock

CHAPTER 8. Radiolab and Parasites: Podcasting Horror and Wonder to Foster Interest in Science

Sarah Wardlaw

CHAPTER 9. Online Visualizations of Natural Disasters and Hazards: The Rhetorical Dynamics of Charting Risk

Charles Kostelnick and John Kostelnick

CHAPTER 10. Meltdowns in the Media: Visualization of Radiation Risk from The Printed Page to the Internet

James Wynn

CHAPTER 11. Intersections: Scientific and Parascientific Communication on the Internet

Ashley R. Kelly and Carolyn R. Miller

CHAPTER 12. Why People Care About Chickens and Other Lessons About Rhetoric, Public Science, and Informal Learning Environments

Stacey Pigg, William Hart-Davidson, Jeff Grabill, and Kirsten Ellenbogen

CHAPTER 13. Afterword: Social Changes in Science Communication: Rattling the Information Chain

Charles Bazerman

Editors’ Biographies



Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
PSYCHOLOGY / Mental Health