Jenae Cohn, writing in the December Computers and Composition, provides case studies of student digital literacy narratives to study how the “addiction trope” influences student views of their social-media use.
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY! Privatization in Higher Ed
In the September 2016 issue of College Composition and Communication, Tony Scott argues that composition scholarship has little impact on the “neoliberal” privatization of writing instruction because it fails to “see” the disconnect between innovative scholarly ideas and the material environments in which they will be enacted.
NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
Writing in Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Leah Anderst, Jennifer Maloy, and Jed Shahar assess the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP) at Queensborough Community College, part of the City University of New York system. They argue that ALP is especially helpful for English Language Learners.
NEW AT JUST CAN’T HELP WRITING! WHO/WHOM SOLVED!
Does the Who/Whom Conundrum drive you nuts? Quit worrying. You can be right by being wrong!
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY! AUTOMATED ESSAY SCORING!
Noreen S. Moore and Charles A. MacArthur, writing in the Journal of Writing Research, explore how 7th- and 8th-graders respond to computer feedback and scoring when they revise their writing.
NEW POSTS AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
In the June issue of College Composition and Communication, Stuart Blythe and Laura Gonzales use screencast videos to track what students actually do as they compose a researched argument for an interdisciplinary biology class.
In the new College English, Sara Webb-Sunderhaus uses the lens of “tellability” to explore how teacher expectations shape identity performance for students from Appalachia.
TWO NEW POSTS AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY !
Jennifer Grouling and Jackie Grutsch McKinney investigate whether students are actually doing multimodal writing and whether they know what “multimodality” means! Computers and Composition, in press.
Suzanne Choo argues that literature can counter the pressures of “strategic cosmopolitanism,” in which education is just an economic investment and not a means of fostering ethical relationships. May Research in the Teaching of English.
My Writer’s Interview with Don Massenzio—Tomorrow!
Great News! My writer’s interview on Don Massenzio’s highly active, informative blog is scheduled for tomorrow! It posts in the early morning hours and should be up in the a.m. on Monday. My deepest gratitude to Don for highlighting so many terrific authors and for sharing so much information on writing and publishing. Check him out!
My Bio at ctsuddeth.com! I’m a Green River Writers Contest Sponsor!
Check out Chuck Suddeth’s site for info on sponsors and judges of the Green River Writers 2016 Contest.
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: Do Peer Reviews Match Instructor Ratings?
In the Spring 2016 issue of the Journal of the Council of Writing Program Administrators (WPA), Joseph M. Moxley and David Eubanks report on a study of 46,689 ratings of essays to discover whether student ratings correlate with instructor ratings of intermediate drafts in first-year writing courses.