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  • Biographical Description

  • Rebekah Shultz Colby earned her PhD in Rhetoric and Writing from Bowling Green State University. Her research interests include writing assessment and writing across the curriculum as well as the intersections between rhetoric, composition theory and pedagogy, and new media, particularly games.  She has published on the role of blogs in graduate education as well as a writing across the curriculum textbook for first year writers. In studying how games remediate rhetorical theory and writing pedagogy, she has written an article entitled “A Pedagogy of Play” on using World of Warcraft to teach writing, co-edited a special issue of Computers and Composition Online examining how computer games can better enhance writing instruction, and co-authored an edited collection examining the rhetorics and pedagogies of videogame play. She is currently working on a book chapter examining how metis and phronesis influence players' ethos in the boardgame, Illuminati. Her work has appeared in Computers and Composition, Kairos, and College Composition and Communication.

  • Curriculum Vitae

  • Shultz Colby Curriculum Vita.doc

  • Publications

  • A Review of the Visual Rhetoric Site Viz

This portfolio last updated: 23-Aug-2017 11:45 AM