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George Otte
Position: Professor ,CUNY’s Director of Academic Technology
Campus Affiliation: CUNY Graduate Center
Phone: (212) 817-7145
Research Interests: Composition and Rhetoric Studies, Instructional Technology

Specialization(s): Composition and Rhetoric Studies/Director of Instructional Technology

GEORGE OTTE is CUNY's new Director of Instructional Technology and Associate Professor of English at Baruch College and in the English Ph.D. program's specialization in Composition and Rhetoric studies. His doctorate is from Stanford University and he is co-author of Casts of Thought: Writing in and against Tradition (with Linda Palumbo; Macmillan, 1990) and Writers' Roles: Enactments of the Process (with Nondita Mason; Harcourt, 1994). He is co-director of Looking Both Ways (a professional development project bringing together high school and college teachers) and co-edits the Journal of Basic Writing. The current focus of his work is on instructional technology, represented by a forthcoming chapter on computer-mediated communication in the volume Teaching Writing in the Late Age of Print.


The Sloan-C Workshop on Blended Learning and Higher Education, Univ of Illinois - Chicago, April 6-8, 2008 The Sloan-C International Symposium for Emerging Technology Applications for Online Learning, Carefree, AZ, May 7-9, 2008 The GUIDE (Global Universities in Distance Education) International Workshop, Rome, May 15-16, 2008