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On Teacher Neutrality

Praxis, Politics, and performativity

Utah State University Press

On Teacher Neutralityexplores the consequences of ideological arguments about teacher neutrality in the context of higher education.

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Unruly Audience

Folk Interventions in Popular Media

Utah State University Press

Unruly Audience explores grassroots appropriations of familiar media texts from film, television, stand-up comedy, popular music, advertising, and tourism.

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Interrogating Gendered Pathologies

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Interrogating Gendered Pathologies points out and critiques unjust patterns of pathology.

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Farm

A Multimodal Reader

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Explores the culture of agriculture through a diverse and multicultural collection of fiction, poetry, essays, art, music, recipes, and folklore.

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Teaching Mindful Writers

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Teaching Mindful Writers introduces new writing teachers to a learning cycle that will help students become self-directed writers through planning, practicing, revising, and reflecting.

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Conceptions of Literacy

Graduate Instructors and the Teaching of First-Year Composition

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Conceptions of Literacy proposes a theoretical framework for examining new graduate student instructors’ preexisting attitudes and beliefs about literacy.

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Rewriting Partnerships

Community Perspectives on Community-Based Learning

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Rewriting Partnerships offers concrete strategies for creating more community-responsive partnerships at the classroom level as well as at the level of program and research design.

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Talking Back

Senior Scholars and Their Colleagues Deliberate the Past, Present, and Future of Writing Studies

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In Talking Back, a veritable Who’s Who of writing studies scholars deliberate on intellectual traditions, current practices, and important directions for the future.

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Presumed Incompetent II

Race, Class, Power, and Resistance of Women in Academia

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The courageous and inspiring personal narratives and empirical studies in Presumed Incompetent II name formidable obstacles and systemic biases that all women faculty encounter in their higher education careers.

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The Work of Teaching Writing

Learning from Fiction, Film, and Drama

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Joseph Harris explores how the work of teaching writing has been depicted in novels, films, and plays to reveal what teachers can learn from studying not just theories of discourse, rhetoric, or pedagogy but also accounts of the lived experience of teaching writing.

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Update Culture and the Afterlife of Digital Writing

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Eexplores “neglected circulatory writing processes” to better understand why and how digital writers compose, revise, and deliver arguments that undergo sometimes constant revision.

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(Re)Considering What We Know

Learning Thresholds in Writing, Composition, Rhetoric, and Literacy

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(Re)Considering What We Know raises new questions and offers new ideas that can help to advance the discussion and use of threshold concepts in the field of writing studies.

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More than a Moment

Contextualizing the Past, Present, and Future

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Steven D. Krause explores MOOCs and their continuing impact on distance learning in higher education, putting them in the context of technical innovations that have come before and those that will be part of the educational future.

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Over the Range

A History of the Promontory Summit Route of the Pacific Railroad

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The Folklorist in the Marketplace

Conversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics

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Changing the Subject

A Theory of Rhetorical Empathy

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This first book-length study of the concept of empathy from a rhetorical perspective explores ways of engaging across difference.

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Early Holistic Scoring of Writing

A Theory, a History, a Reflection

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Exploring the possibility of actionable history, Early Holistic Scoring of Writing reconceptualizes writing assessment. Here is a new history that retells the origins of our present body of knowledge in writing studies.

 

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Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies

Essays in Honor of Sharon Crowley

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Reinventing (with) Theory in Rhetoric and Writing Studies takes up and extends the practices of inventive theorizing that characterizes Sharon Crowley’s body of work.

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The Kiss of Death

Contagion, Contamination, and Folklore

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Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat

Fairy Tales from a Living Oral Tradition

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Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat showcases the stories of two Newfoundland storytellers, Philip Pius Power and Alice Lannon.

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Toward Translingual Realities in Composition

(Re)Working Local Language Representations and Practices

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Toward Translingual Realities in Composition is a multiyear critical ethnographic study of first-year writing programs in Lebanon and Washington Stateto examine the multiple and often contradictory natures, forces, and manifestations of language ideologies. It is a practical, useful way of seriously engaging with alternative ways of thinking, doing, and learning academic English literacies.

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Explanation Points

Publishing in Rhetoric and Composition

Edited by John R Gallagher and DeVoss
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A curated collection of disciplinary knowledge and advice for publishing in rhetoric and composition.

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Weathering the Storm

Independent Writing Programs in the Age of Fiscal Austerity

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Weathering the Storm assesses the socioeconomic and political conditions that have surrounded the rise of independent writing programs (IWPs) and departments.

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Reformers, Teachers, Writers

Curricular and Pedagogical Inquiries

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Neal Lerner explores the distinction between curriculum and pedagogy in writing studies—and the ways in which failing to attend to that distinction results in the failure of educational reform.

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Writing Across Cultures

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Writing Across Culturesinvites both new and experienced teachers to examine the ways in which their training has—or has not—prepared them for dealing with issues of race, power, and authority in their writing classrooms.

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Institutional Ethnography

A Theory of Practice for Writing Studies Researchers

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Michelle LaFrance introduces the theories, rhetorical frames, and methods that ground and animate institutional ethnography.

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Bridging the Multimodal Gap

From Theory to Practice

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Bridging the Multimodal Gap addresses multimodality scholarship and its use in the composition classroom.

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Sojourning in Disciplinary Cultures

A Case Study of Teaching Writing in Engineering

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Describes a multiyear project to develop a writing curriculum within the College of Engineering that satisfied the cultural needs of both compositionists and engineers at a large R1 University.

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Re/Orienting Writing Studies

Queer Methods, Queer Projects

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An exploration of the intersections among queer theory, rhetoric, and research methods in writing studies.

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Multimodal Composing

Strategies for Twenty-First-Century Writing Consultations

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