1. PROCESSES Irene L. Clark
Readings: Muriel Harris, "Composing Behaviors of One-And Multi-draft Writers."
Mary Jo Reiff, "Moving Writers, Shaping Motives, Motivating Critique and Change: A Genre Approach to Teaching Writing."
2. INVENTION Irene L. Clark
Reading: Mike Rose, "Rigid Rules, Inflexible Plans, and the Stifling of Language A Cognitivist Analysis of Writer’s Block."
3. REVISION Betty Bamberg
Reading: Nancy Sommers, "Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers."
4. AUDIENCE Irene L. Clark
Reading: Peter Elbow, "Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience."
5. ASSESSING WRITING Julie Neff Lippman
Readings: Donald Daiker, "Learning to Praise."
Nancy Sommers, "Across the Drafts."
6. GENRE Irene L. Clark
Reading: Anis Bawarshi, "Sites of Invention: Genre and the Enactment of First-Year Writing."
7. VOICE Darsie Bowden
Readings: Tom Pace, "Style and the Renaissance of Composition Studies."
Peter Elbow, "How to Get Power Through Voice."
8. TEACHING GRAMMAR IN THE CONTEXT OF WRITING James D. Williams
Reading: Patrick Hartwell, "Grammar, Grammars, and the Teaching of Writing"
9. NON-NATIVE SPEAKERS OF ENGLISH John R. Edlund and Olga Griswald
Reading: Tony Silva, Ilona Leki, and Joan Carson, "Broadening the Perspective of Mainstream Composition Studies: Some Thoughts from the Disciplinary Margins."
10. LANGUAGE & DIVERSITY Sharon Klein
Readings: Wayne O’ Neil, "Dealing With Bad Ideas: Twice is Less."
Paul Kei Matsuda, "The Myth of Linguistic Homogeneity in U.S. College Composition."
11. WRITING IN MULTIPLE MEDIA Lisa Gerrard
Reading: Madeleine Sorapure, "Between Modes: Assessing Student New Media Compositions."
Developing Effective Writing Assignments
Constructing a Syllabus