T&T featured in college report

September 13, 2018  The T&T program is featured in a new year-in-review report issued by the College of Arts and Humanities. To read about the great year T&T had, as well as other great things happening across the college, please visit the College of Arts and Humanities “Year in Review” page.

T&T program moves to new suite

September 11, 2018  The Texts and Technology Doctoral Program has moved into our new home in the just-completed Trevor Colbourn Hall. This space has offices for our director, Dr. Barry Mauer, our assistant director, Patty Hurter, and our full time faculty member, Dr. Mel Stanfill. In addition, it has open office space for...

T&T student organization holds first meeting of the semester

September 11, 2018  The Texts and Technology Student Organization held its first meeting of the new academic year, welcoming new members and sharing information.

T&T core faculty Natalie Underberg-Goode on the portal to Peru

August 21, 2018  The Portal to Peru project presents and interprets Andean weaving from the region of Cusco, Peru. Working in collaboration with the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco (CTTC), the website offers multiple ways to learn about, experience, and appreciate Andean cultural heritage and the lives and work of Andean weavers....

Jennifer Miller successfully defends dissertation

June 21, 2018  Digital Citizenship Tools for Cause-Based Campaigns: A Broadened Spectrum of Social Media Engagement and Participation-Scale Methodology develops and applies two new tools for understanding, measuring, and recursively adjusting small- to medium-size social media-based philanthropic campaigns to better foster participation and engagement—in other words, democratic digital citizenship. First, a theoretical model is offered...

Amanda Hill successfully defends dissertation

June 11, 2018  Power to the People: Responsible Facilitation in Co-Creative Story-Making describes and applies a tool for recording and analyzing the co-productive creation process of Digital Storytelling (DST) workshops to be used by project facilitators for the purposes of reflection and for developing an ethics of responsibility in story-making practices. It provides a...

T&T faculty member Anastasia Salter interview published in HASTAC

May 29, 2018  From the introduction to the interview: To put it mildly, Dr. Anastasia Salter has been one of the more eclectic thinkers and prolific writers in media studies. Salter’s ever-expanding body of work serves as a signal, spotlighting the issues and concerns we should be paying attention to, whether it be software archiving...

T&T faculty Angela Rounsaville elected to CCCC governance

May 21, 2018  CCCC, which stands for Conference on College Composition and Communication Consortium, just announced that T&T faculty member Angela Rounsaville has been elected at-large member of Doctoral Programs in Rhetoric and Composition. Congratulations, Angela!

T&T alumni Irene Pynn’s play to debut at Orlando Fringe Festival

May 18, 2018  Dr. Irene Pynn’s play, Enter, Pursued by a Whale, is being performed five times during the Orlando Fringe Festival. For more information, visit https://orlandofringe.showare.com/eventperformances.asp?evt=201 Enter, Pursued by a Whale Renie and Rob Productions, Atlamonte Springs, FL 13 & Up – Some PG-13 Language 60 Minutes Blue Venue Friday, May 18, 2018 @...

T&T professor named to scholar advisory committee of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting

May 09, 2018  WGBH and the Library of Congress have invited Dr. Scot French to serve on the 2018-21 Scholar Advisory Committee of the American Archive of Public Broadcasting — an at-risk public media preservation and access project. Congratulations, Scot!

T&T Faculty among Those Honored at the CAH Research Recognition Celebration

May 04, 2018  The CAH Research Recognition Celebration on April 24, 2018, included many T&T faculty who have been awarded grant funding for their work. Congratulations to our faculty for their amazing research!

T&T Student's Startup Featured in Orlando Sentinel, Forbes, and Tech Juice/Studio17TV

May 04, 2018  T&T Student David Moran and his business partner, Nathan Selikoff, have launched a social entrepreneurship called Omnimodal, aimed at providing real time information to users of public transportation. Their work is being featured in the news. Read about it through these links: Forbes: This Platform Aims To Make Public Transit Easier, Even...

T&T Graduates Biggest Group in Its History

May 04, 2018  Seven T&T students received their doctorates at UCF’s commencement ceremony today, May 3, 2018. This picture shows five of them and four T&T faculty who served as major advisors. Congratulations to all!

T&T Alumni Marci Mazzarotto Receives Research Fellowship

May 02, 2018  T&T Alumni Marci Mazzarotto received a competitive two-week fellowship from the New York Public Library to continue some of her dissertation studies, which she hopes to turn into a book. In December of 2018, she will be a researcher-in-residence at the NYPL for two weeks to work on her project, titled “Experimental...

T&T Student Christine McClure publishes in Florida English Journal

May 01, 2018  The Spring 2018 edition of the Florida English Journal features an article by our T&T student Christine I. McClure titled “Building a Robust Course in Canvas.” Christine was also accepted to present at the Graduate Research Network at Computers & Writing at the end of the May. Congratulations, Christine!  

Good News from T&T Students and Faculty

April 30, 2018  Our T&T students have been busy contributing to the knowledge base in our discipline. Among their recent achievements are the following: Linda Garrison contributed to Reading the World’s Stories: An Annotated Bibliography of International Youth Literature, edited by Annette Y. Goldsmith, sponsored by the US Board on Books for Young People. Dr....

(Inter)Textual Technologies, Disciplinary Collaboration, and the Shaping of Civilization, Culture, and Communication

April 30, 2018  By Dan Martin, T&T Student When I see a filing cabinet, I no longer see a large metal object with bulky drawers. I see a textual innovation for organizing, storing, retrieving, and managing the literate activity that sustains the functionality of a professional workplace. The Texts and Technology (T&T) PhD...

Four T&T Faculty Promoted

April 27, 2018  Four Texts and Technology faculty will receive promotions beginning in fall 2018. Drs. Anastasia Salter, Natasha Jones, and Angela Rounsaville will be promoted to associate professor. Dr. Stephanie Vie will be promoted to professor. Congratulations to them all!

Video Interview with T&T's Dr. Jonathan Beever Now Available

April 27, 2018  Dr. Jonathan Beever sat down with Barry Mauer to discuss his work with soundscape ecology and how it fits into the Texts and Technology program. Click to watch the video, titled, “UCF Professor on How Humans Are Changing Nature.”

T&T Faculty Member Presents Keynote Talk

April 25, 2018  Stephanie Vie recently offered a keynote talk titled “‘It’s Still a Man’s Game’: Gender, Technology, and Gaming, or a Call for More Inclusive Digital Literacies” at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona, Florida; this talk connected her work on the harassment and aggression that women face in highly gendered technological environments,...