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Noise from the writing center
In Noise from the Writing Center, Boquet develops a theory of ''noise'' and excess as an important element of difference between the pedagogy of writing centers and the academy in general. Addressing administrative issues, ...
Genre across the curriculum
Contributor:Herrington, Anne; Moran, Charles
Genre across the Curriculum will function as a ''good'' textbook, one not for the student, but for the teacher, and one with an eye on the context of writing. Here you will find models of practice, descriptions written by ...
Reframing writing assessment to improve teaching and learning
Contributor:Adler-Kassner, Linda; O'Neill, Peggy
Adler-Kassner and O'Neill show writing faculty and administrators how to frame discussions of writing assessment so that they accurately represent research-based practices, and promote assessments that are valid, reliable, ...
Assignments across the curriculum : a national study of college writing
In Assignments across the Curriculum, Dan Melzer analyzes the rhetorical features and genres of writing assignments through the writing-to-learn and writing-in-the-disciplines perspectives. Presenting the results of his ...
Securing a place for reading in composition : the importance of teaching for transfer
Contributor:Carillo, Ellen C.
Securing a Place for Reading in Composition addresses the dissonance between the need to prepare students to read, not just write, complex texts and the lack of recent scholarship on reading-writing connections. Author ...
Process this : undergraduate writing in composition studies
Contributor:DeJoy, Nancy C.
In Process This, Nancy DeJoy argues that even recent revisions to composition studies, cultural studies, service learning, and social process movements--continue to repress the subjects and methodologies that should be ...
Natural-born proud : a revery
Contributor:Martin, S. R.
A young man from Monterey and his younger brother go on their first deer hunt with their minister father and his friends. The setting is 1950s northern California, in country where, from the right height, one can see Mt. ...
Reclaiming accountability : improving writing programs through accreditation and large-scale assessments
Contributor:Sharer, Wendy; Morse, Tracy Ann; Eble, Michelle F.; Banks, William P.
Reclaiming Accountability brings together a series of critical case studies of writing programs that have planned, implemented, and/or assessed the impact of large-scale accreditation-supported initiatives and reimagines ...
Composition studies as a creative art : teaching, writing, scholarship, administration
Contributor:Bloom, Lynn Z.
College writing and beyond : a new framework for university writing instruction
Composition research consistently demonstrates that the social context of writing determines the majority of conventions any writer must observe. Still, most universities organize the required first-year composition course ...