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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Refiguring prose style : possibilities for writing pedagogy
Contributor:Johnson, T. R.; Pace, Tom
This collection takes up a comprehensive study of stylistics in the teaching of writing in higher education. Part I explores the recent history of composition studies, the ways it has figured and all but effaced the whole ...
A teaching subject : composition since 1966
Reviewing the last 50 years of the development of writing studies as a discipline through five key ideas, Harris unfolds a set of issues and tensions that continue to shape the teaching of writing today--provided by publisher.
Reflection in the writing classroom
Contributor:Yancey, Kathleen Blake
Kathleen Yancey's new book explores reflection as a promising body of practice and inquiry in the writing classroom. In a personable and eclectic style, Yancey develops a line of research based on concepts of philosopher ...
Under construction : working at the intersections of composition theory, research, and practice
Contributor:Farris, Christine; Anson, Chris M.