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.

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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

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College Composition Weekly BannerIn 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

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Alphabet letters poured in a heapFrom the new issue of College English: Jenny Rice argues for a new understanding of “expertise”College Composition Weekly Banner

to engage writing students in problem-posing and solving.

THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: “Relational Labor” in Composition

College Composition Weekly BannerT J Geiger II, writing in the Fall 2015 issue of Composition Studies, investigates the prevalence of “affective” pedagogy in independent undergraduate writing majors and its potential effects  on disciplinarity.

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Tinberg, Howard. Transfer at Community Colleges. Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Sept. 2015. Success

NEW THIS WEEK AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: COLLABORATIVE COURSE DESIGN IN SCIENTIFIC WRITING.

A detailed discussion of course design for an upper-level scientific writing class: Alphabet letters poured in a heapCombs, D. Shane, Erin A. Frost, and Michelle F. Eble. “”Collaborative Course Design in Scientific Writing: Experimentation and Productive Failure.” Composition Studies 43.2 (2015): 132-49. Web. 11 Nov. 2015.

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Jacqueline Preston, in College Composition and Communication, argues for a “project-based” model in composition classes. College Composition Weekly Banner

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In the Journal of the Council of Writing Program AdministratorsCollege Composition Weekly BannerAmy Vidali proposes “disabling” the narratives of writing Program administrators (WPAs) to open productive conversation about the intersection between disability and WPA work.

NEW AT COLLEGE COMPOSITION WEEKLY: PLACEMENT AND REMEDIATION

BOOKS SUCCESSHassel, Holly, and Joanne Baird Giordano. “The Blurry Borders of College Writing: Remediation and the Assessment of Student Readiness.” College English 78.1 (2015): 56-80. Print.

Holly Hassel and Joanne Baird Giordano advocate for the use of multiple assessment measures rather than standardized test scores in decisions about placing entering college students in remedial or developmental courses.College Composition Weekly Banner