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Re/Writing the center : approaches to supporting graduate students in the writing center
Contributor:Lawrence, Susan; Zawacki, Terry Myers
How core writing center pedagogies and institutional arrangements are complicated by the need to create intentional, targeted support for advanced graduate writers. Most writing center tutors are undergraduates, whose lack ...
Sojourning in disciplinary cultures : a case study of teaching writing in engineering
Contributor:Mathison, Maureen, A.
A multi-year project to develop a mechanical engineering writing curriculum that satisfied the cultural needs of both compositionists and engineers. Colleagues employed intercultural communication theory and an approach ...
Provocations of virtue : rhetoric, ethics, and the teaching of writing
Explores the role of writing teachers in counteracting the polarized "post-truth" of public argument. Writing teachers are uniquely positioned to address the crisis of public discourse because their work is tied to ethical ...
Crafting presence : the American essay and the future of writing studies
Contributor:Wallack, Nicole B.
Wallack illuminates the most important quality of the essay as a literary form: the writer's 'presence'. She demonstrates how accounting for presence provides a flexible and rigorous heuristic for reading that can help ...
Authoring : an essay for the English profession on potentiality and singularity
Contributor:Haswell, Janis; Haswell, Richard
Retention, persistence, and writing programs
Contributor:Ruecker, Todd; Shepherd, Dawn; Estrem, Heidi; Brunk-Chavez, Beth
Perspectives on how first-year writing can support or hinder students' transitions to college from scholars working in a variety of institutional and geographic contexts and a range of student populations. Contributors ...
Upsetting composition commonplaces
In Upsetting Composition Commonplaces, Ian Barnard argues that composition still retains the bulk of instructional practices that were used in the decades before poststructuralist theory discredited them. While acknowledging ...
Writing-intensive : becoming W-faculty in a new writing curriculum
Study of university writing across curriculum program.
Rhetoric of reflection, A
Contributor:Yancey, Kathleen Blake
This research and practice is taking up new questions, in new sites of activity, with new theories. It includes attention to transfer of writing knowledge and practice to teaching and assessment; to portfolios; to linguistic ...
Writing across contexts : transfer, composition, and sites of writing
Contributor:Yancey, Kathleen Blake; Robertson, Liane; Taczak, Kara
Addressing how composers transfer both knowledge about and practices of writing, Writing across Contexts explores the grounding theory behind a specific composition curriculum called Teaching for Transfer (TFT) and analyzes ...