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Alternate pragmatism for going public, An
A critique of the composition field's engagement with education reform, particularly the practice of "reframing." Reframing is a pragmatic argument establishing or appealing to the professional authority of scholars in an ...
Beyond Postprocess offers a vigorous, provocative discussion of postprocess theory in its contemporary profile. Fueled by something like a fundamental refusal to see writing as self-evident, reducible, and easily explicable, ...
Composition, rhetoric, and disciplinarity
As a discipline can rhetoric and composition continue its historical commitment to pedagogy without sacrificing equal attention to other areas, such as research and theory? Contributors address disagreements about what it ...
Reinventing (with) theory in rhetoric and writing studies: essays in honor of Sharon Crowley
Scholarship that takes up and extends the practices of inventive theorizing characterized by Crowley's work. Showing that theory is a continual rhetorical process that is indispensable for understanding situations and their ...
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 ...
Retention, persistence, and writing programs
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 ...
Writing-intensive: becoming W-faculty in a new writing curriculum
Study of university writing across curriculum program.
Crafting presence: the American essay and the future of writing studies
Author(s):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
Author(s):Haswell, Janis; Haswell, Richard
Bridging the multimodal gap: from theory to practice
Addresses multimodality scholarship and its use in the composition classroom and responds to the needs of instructors by exploring how multimodality can be implemented in courses and narrow the gap between those who engage ...