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.
Tag: academic writing
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.
COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: DO ACADEMICS REALLY WRITE THIS WAY?
Zak Lancaster in College Composition and Communication analyzes the templates (“formulas?”) offered in the college writing textbook They Say/I Say. Do they really reflect the choices academic writers make? Check out what he found!
Do you teach academic writing? What do you think about Lancaster’s claims?