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Naming what we know : threshold concepts of writing studies
Contributor:Adler-Kassner, Linda; Wardle, Elizabeth
Naming What We Know examines the core principles of knowledge in the discipline of writing studies using the lens of threshold concepts"--concepts that are critical for epistemological participation in a discipline. The ...
Facing the center : toward an identity politics of one-to-one mentoring
Contributor:Denny, Harry C.
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 ...
Saying and silence : listening to composition with Bakhtin
[I]f there is a single, guiding assumption that underwrites these essays, it is that within the dialogues we commence with our students, our publics, and ourselves, there is ample warrant for hope?hope that through the ...
Under construction : working at the intersections of composition theory, research, and practice
Contributor:Farris, Christine; Anson, Chris M.
(Re)articulating writing assessment for teaching and learning
Brian Huot's aim for this book is both ambitious and provocative. He wants to reorient composition studies' view of writing assessment. To accomplish this, he not only has to inspire the field to perceive assessment?generally ...
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. ...
Writing new media : theory and applications for expanding the teaching of composition
Contributor:Wysocki, Anne Frances; Johnson-Eilola, Johndan; Selfe, Cynthia L.; Sirc, Geoffrey
With the rapid advance of electronic media in academe, in the writing classroom, and in the workplace, college teachers of composition are faced with the need to teach writing for a number of new venues, with a number of ...
Field of dreams : independent writing programs and the future of composition studies, A
Contributor:O'Neill, Peggy; Crow, Angela; Burton, Larry W.
Peripheral visions for writing centers
Contributor:McKinney, Jackie Grutsch
Peripheral Visions for Writing Centers aims to inspire a re-conception and re-envisioning of the boundaries of writing center work. Moving beyond the grand narrative of the writing center--that it is solely a comfortable, ...