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: College Composition and Communication
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 SUMMARIES AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
In the June College Composition and Communication, Chris Anson explores what happens when an expert writer attempts a new genre. And Joanne Baird Giordano and Holly Hassel argue in the May Teaching English in the Two-Year College for the value of developmental work and open access, even if not every student succeeds.
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?
THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKKLY:
Lisa Dush, in College Composition and Communication, on what happens to writing and writers when writing becomes “content.” Provocative must read for writing teachers!
NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY! MULTIMODAL TEACHING
From the March 2016 Computers and Composition:
Bourelle et al. compare teaching multimodal projects in face-to-face versus online environments.
NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
In the December 2015 issue of College Composition and Communication, Chase Bollig argues for making “the citizen-worker” the “subject of composition.” http://tinyurl.com/jrey64u
THIS WEEK’S SUMMARY AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!
Jacqueline Preston, in College Composition and Communication, argues for a “project-based” model in composition classes.
NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: ESSAYS FROM FORUM ON CONTINGENT FACULTY ISSUES
Forum: Issues About Part-Time and Contingent Faculty, appears in College Composition and Communication twice a year. This Fall’s issue features three essays, by Patricia Davies Pytleski, Natalie M. Dorfeld, and Michelle LaFrance, that discuss, respectively, conversion to tenure-track for contingent faculty; National Adjunct Walkout Day (#NAWD); and the lack of research on contingent labor issues in Writing Across the Curriculum Programs. http://tinyurl.com/qy8rhus
THIS WEEK’S SUMMARY AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: CREATIVITY AND COLLEGE WRITING
In the September 2015 College Composition and Communication, Patrick Sullivan argues that composition should not relegate creativity to the creative writing classroom but should join other fields in seizing its potential as a vital component of cognition, transfer, problem-solving, and critical thinking and as a “luminous human capacity” that can be learned by anyone. http://tinyurl.com/okv4rpe