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 Daniel L. Hocutt
Daniel L. Hocutt
Web Manager, School of Professional & Continuing Studies
Adjunct Professor, Liberal Arts
Member, SPCS Speakers Bureau
Profile
Since 2000, Hocutt has been the School’s Web Manager, where he manages website content and social media efforts. He is also an adjunct professor of English in the School, having taught composition, professional communications, research writing and a course on the trickster. He earned two degrees in English from the University of Richmond and directed the Summer Residential Governor’s Schools for Humanities and Visual & Performing Arts at the University of Richmond from 1998 to 2001.
Memberships
Association of Teachers of Technical Writing (ATTW)
ACM Special Interest Group on the Design of Communication (SIGDOC)
National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)
Rhetoric Society of America (RSA)
Modern Language Association (MLA)
Certifications
Secondary English Teaching Licensure (Virginia), 1992-2002
Selected Publications
Articles

Hocutt, D. L. (2018). Algorithms as information brokers: Visualizing rhetorical agency in platform activities. Present Tense – A Journal of Rhetoric in Society, 6(3). Retrieved from http://www.presenttensejournal.org 

Hocutt, D. L., & Brown, M. E. (2018). Crossing wires with Google Apps: Jumpstarting collaborative composing. In C. Ball, C. Chen, K. Purzycki, & L. Wilkes (Eds.), The Proceedings of the Annual Computers and Writing Conference: Vol. 1. 2016-2017 (pp. 52-57). Ft. Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse. Retrieved from https://wac.colostate.edu/resources/wac/proceedings/cw2016-2017

Hocutt, D. L. (2017). The complex example of online search: Studying emergent agency in digital environments. Proceedings of the 35th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. https://doi.org/10.1145/3121113.3121207 

Hocutt, D. L. (2016). User activity in context: Technical communicators as articulators of Google Analytics data. Proceedings of the 34th ACM International Conference on the Design of Communication. https://doi.org/10.1145/2987592.2987611

Brown, M. E., & Hocutt, D. L. (2015). Learning to use, useful for learning: A usability study of Google Apps for Education. Journal of Usability Studies, 10(4), 160-181. Retrieved from http://uxpajournal.org

Chapters

Brown, M. E., & Hocutt, D. L. (2018). Glocalizing the composition classroom with Google Apps for Education. In R. Rice & K. St.Amant (Eds.), Thinking globally, composing locally: Rethinking online writing in the age of the global Internet (pp. 320-339). Louisville, CO: Utah State University Press.

Brown, M. E., & Hocutt, D. L. (2017). Pervasive pedagogy: Collaborative cloud-based composing using Google Drive. In B. Gurung & M. Limbu (Eds.), Integration of cloud technologies in digitally networked classrooms and learning communities (pp. 98-119). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.

Blogs

Hocutt, D. L. (Ed.). (2015, November 16 - December 3). What opportunities are available to influence the way algorithms are programmed, written, executed, and trusted? (Curated collection of 11 Field Guide Survey responses). MediaCommons. http://mediacommons.futureofthebook.org 

Reviews

Hocutt, D. L. (2016) [Review of the book Communicating Mobility and Technology: A Material Rhetoric for Persuasive Transportation, by E. H. Pflugfelder]. Communication Design Quarterly, 4(4), 86-92. Retrieved from http://sigdoc.acm.org/publication 

Hocutt, D. L. (2017). [Review of 2017 Computers & Writing session E9: Technologies – Digital tools, FYC and ethical implications, LMS practical pointers]. 2017 C&W Reviews. Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Retrieved from http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org 

Hocutt, D. L. (2017). [Review of 2017 Computers & Writing Graduate Research Network (GRN)]. 2017 C&W Reviews. Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Retrieved from http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org 

Hocutt, D. L. (2016). [Review of 2016 Computers & Writing session E1: Approaches to teaching cultivated community spaces surrounding games]. 2016 C&W Reviews. Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Retrieved from http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org 

Brown, M. E., & Hocutt, D. L. (2016). Extra-sessionary discourse (or talks over drinks) [Review of CCCC 2015 convention]. In A. Beaudin et al. (Eds.), Reviews of the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos, 20(2), 16-17. Retrieved from http://praxis.technorhetoric.net 

Hocutt, D. L. (2016). M.09: Sound and ambience: Investigating Thomas Rickert’s Ambient Rhetoric [Review of CCCC 2015 session M.09]. In A. Beaudin et al. (Eds.), Reviews of the 2015 Conference on College Composition and Communication. Kairos, 20(2), 154-156. Retrieved from http://praxis.technorhetoric.net 

Hocutt, D. L. (2015). [Review of the book Implementing Responsive Design: Building Sites for an Anywhere, Everywhere Web, by T. Kadlec]. Communication Design Quarterly, 3(2), 93-96. Retrieved from http://sigdoc.acm.org/publication 

Hocutt, D. L. (2015). [Review of the 2015 Computers & Writing Graduate Research Network (GRN)]. 2015 C&W Reviews. Sweetland Digital Rhetoric Collaborative. Retrieved from http://www.digitalrhetoriccollaborative.org

Education
B.A., University of Richmond 1992
English
M.A., University of Richmond 1998
English
Ph.D., Old Dominion University 2019
Technical Communication
Contact Information
215 Special Programs Building
(804) 287-6658
(804) 289-8138 (Fax)
Areas of Expertise
Social Media Marketing in Higher Education
Professional Writing & Communication
Influence of Digital Algorithms
Academic Research & Writing