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Defining, Locating, and Addressing Bullying in the WPA Workplace

Utah State University Press

Contributors to this collection share their personal stories and analyze varieties of collegial malevolence they have experienced as WPAs.

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Re/Writing the Center

Approaches to Supporting Graduate Students in the Writing Center

Utah State University Press

Re/Writing the Center illuminates how core writing center pedagogies and institutional arrangements are complicated by the need to create intentional, targeted support for advanced graduate writers.

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Provocations of Virtue

Rhetoric, Ethics, and the Teaching of Writing

Utah State University Press

Provocations of Virtue explores the indispensable role of writing teachers and scholars in counteracting the polarized, venomous, “post-truth” character of contemporary public argument.

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Out in the Center

Public Controversies and Private Struggles

Utah State University Press

These essays address how race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, faith, multilingualism, and learning differences, along with their intersections, challenge those who inhabit writing centers and engage in their conversations.

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Opera and its Voices in Utah

Utah State University Press, Utah State Special Collection
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The Writer's Style

A Rhetorical Field Guide

Utah State University Press

Designed to help all writers learn to use style as a rhetorical tool, taking into account audience, purpose, context, and occasion.

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Legend Tripping

A Contemporary Legend Casebook

Utah State University Press

Contributors show how legend trips can express humanity’s interest in the frontier between life and death and the fascination with the possibility of personal contact with the supernatural or spiritual.

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Key Theoretical Frameworks

Teaching Technical Communication in the Twenty-First Century

Utah State University Press

Drawing on social justice methodologies and cultural studies scholarship, this book offers new curricular and pedagogical approaches to teaching technical communication.

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Rhetoric, Technology, and the Virtues

Utah State University Press

Rhetoric, Technology, and the Virtues offers a framework for theorizing ethics in digital and networked media.

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Teaching Readers in Post-Truth America

Utah State University Press

Teaching Readers in Post-Truth America is an invaluable source of support for writing instructors striving to prepare their students to resist post-truth rhetoric and participate in an information-rich, divisive democratic society.

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Slender Man Is Coming

Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet

Utah State University Press

An unprecedented folkloric take on Slender Man, analyzing him within the framework of contemporary legend studies, “creepypastas,” folk belief, and children’s culture.

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Teaching Professional and Technical Communication

A Practicum in a Book

Utah State University Press

The essays in this volume provide theoretical and applied discussions about the teaching of professional and technical communication.

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Rhetor Response

A Theory and Practice of Literary Affordance

Utah State University Press

Rhetor Response introduces the concept and pedagogical applications of “literary affordances”—the ways in which readers “use” and integrate literature into their own writing or lives.

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Wicked, Incomplete, and Uncertain

User Support in the Wild and the Role of Technical Communication

Utah State University Press

Author Jason Swarts shows how to document technologies that may hybridize into forms that not even their designers would have anticipated and offers insight into the evolving role of a technical writer.

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The Embodied Playbook

Writing Practices of Student-Athletes

Utah State University Press

The Embodied Playbook discovers a new approach to understanding student literacy in a surprising place: the university athletics department. Through analysis of a yearlong case study of the men’s basketball team at the University of North Georgia, J. Michael Rifenburg shows that a deeper and more refined understanding of how humans learn through physical action can help writing instructors reach a greater range of students.

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A Mission for Development

Utah Universities and the Point Four Program in Iran

Utah State University Press

Tells the remarkable story of faculty from three Utah universities who lived and worked in Iran as part of the Point Four Program,  reexamining the rise and fall of the US-Iranian alliance and exploring the roles that American universities played in international development during the Cold War.

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Thinking Globally, Composing Locally

Rethinking Online Writing in the Age of the Global Internet

Edited by Rich Rice and Kirk St.Amant
Utah State University Press

Thinking Globally, Composing Locally explores how writing and its pedagogy should adapt to the ever-expanding environment of international online communication.

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WPAs in Transition

Navigating Educational Leadership Positions

Utah State University Press

WPAs in Transition shares a wide variety of professional and personal perspectives about the costs, benefits, struggles, and triumphs experienced by writing program administrators making transitions into and out of leadership positions. 

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Circulation, Writing, and Rhetoric

Utah State University Press

 Circulation, Writing, and Rhetoric introduces a wide range of studies that foreground circulation in both theory and practice and explore the connections between circulation and public rhetorics, urban studies, feminist rhetorics, digital communication, new materialism, and digital research.

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How Writing Faculty Write

Strategies for Process, Product, and Productivity

Utah State University Press


Christine Tulley examines the composing processes of fifteen faculty leaders in the field of rhetoric and writing.

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