INTERESTED IN RESEARCH ON WRITING? CHECK OUT 3 NEW POSTS AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!

www.collegecompositionweekly.comH. Bernard Hall, in the new Research in the Teaching of English, says we no longer need to ask why to use hip-hop in English classes; we need more models for how to use it well.

Rob McAlear and Mark Pedretti, writing in Composition Studies, ask students how they decide if a paper is “done.” The answer isn’t what you think.

John Duffy, in the January College English, explores “virtue ethics” as a possible replacement for consequentialist, deontological, and poststructuralist ethics in college writing classrooms.

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.

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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.

 

AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: Learning English in Cameroon

College Composition Weekly BannerWriting in the May Research in the Teaching of English, Vivian Yenika-Agbaw analyzes textbooks used to teach English in her home country, Cameroon, during the colonial, postindependence, postcolonial, and globalization periods. She is particularly interested in how textbooks construct citizenship in an emerging nation.

AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: STUDYING LITERACY PRACTICES!

CCW banner 300In the Feb. 2016 Research in the Teaching of English, Amy Stornaiuolo and Robert Jean LeBlanc introduce the concept of scalar analysis as a heuristic for investigating how literacy practices circulate and change in value across a stratified global universe.

THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY!

Timothy J. San Pedro disputes stereotypes of Native American students as unresponsive. From the November 2015 Research in the Teaching of English.College Composition Weekly Banner

New Post on College Composition Weekly: Shannon Walters from RTE on working with Autism Spectrum students.

Walters encourages writing teachers to value insights from the students themselves as they encounter college writing. Share your experiences! http://collegecompositionweekly.com/summaries/