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Key Issues in the Placement of Multilingual Writers into First-Year Composition Courses
Gold,Guns and Gallows
Revaluations in Rhetoric and Composition
From scholars working in a variety of institutional and geographic contexts and with a wide range of student populations, Retention, Persistence, and Writing Programsoffers perspectives on how first-year writing can support or hinder students’ transitions to college. The contributors present individual and program case studies, surveys of thousands of students, a wealth of institutional retention data, and critical policy analysis.
An Inquiry-Based Approach to Tutor Education
Conservation and American Politics, The Reagan Era to the Present
Exploring Translingual Writing Pedagogies and Programs
How to Do Things with Texts, Second Edition
Reinventing Our Universities from Below
A friendly critique of the field, The Politics of Writing Studies examines a set of recent pivotal texts in composition to show how writing scholarship, in an effort to improve disciplinary prestige and garner institutional resources, inadvertently reproduces structures of inequality within American higher education. Not only does this enable the exploitation of contingent faculty, but it also puts writing studies—a field that inherently challenges many institutional hierarchies—in a debased institutional position and at odds with itself.
Thirty Cases for Reference and Research
Chinese International Students’ Mobilities, Literacies, and Identities
Pedagogy and the Working Class
Class in the Composition Classroom considers what college writing instructors should know about their working-class students—their backgrounds, experiences, identities, learning styles, and skills—in order to support them in the classroom, across campus, and beyond. In this volume, contributors explore the nuanced and complex meaning of “working class” and the particular values these college writers bring to the classroom.
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