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Open Language: Selected Writing on Literacy, Learning, and Opportunity / Edition 1
     

Open Language: Selected Writing on Literacy, Learning, and Opportunity / Edition 1

by Mike Rose
 

ISBN-10: 0312444745

ISBN-13: 9780312444747

Pub. Date: 03/03/2006

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's

An Open Language chronicles the development of one of the most widely-read and influential writers in the fields of composition and education. Rose contextualizes each of the 28 selections in the book with commentary that illuminates the historical, cultural, and personal issues at stake in his research and writing. An invaluable resource for graduate

Overview

An Open Language chronicles the development of one of the most widely-read and influential writers in the fields of composition and education. Rose contextualizes each of the 28 selections in the book with commentary that illuminates the historical, cultural, and personal issues at stake in his research and writing. An invaluable resource for graduate students and new scholars, this collection offers unique insight into the process of building a meaningful career — one that makes a difference both in the academy and beyond.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312444747
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
03/03/2006
Series:
Bedford/St. Martin's Professional Resources Series
Edition description:
First Edition
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
5.96(w) x 9.16(h) x 0.67(d)

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION

Finding the Work 

Part One THE COGNITION OF COMPOSING, 1980–1985

Introduction

1 Rigid Rules, Inflexible Plans, and the Stifling of Language: A Cognitivist Analysis of Writer’s Block (1980)

2 Two Case Studies from Writer’s Block: The Cognitive Dimension (1984)

APPENDIX A: Writer’s Block Questionnaire
APPENDIX B: Assignment Materials for Stimulated- Recall Study

3 Complexity, Rigor, Evolving Method, and the Puzzle of Writer’s Block: Thoughts on Composing Process Research (1985)

4 Sophisticated, Ineffective Books — The Dismantling of Process in Composition Texts (1981)

5 Speculations on Process Knowledge and the Textbook’s Static Page (1983)

Part Two TEACHING ACADEMIC WRITING, 1979–2001

Introduction

6 From When Faculty Talk about Writing (1979)

7 Remedial Writing Courses: A Critique and a Proposal (1983)

COMMENT ON "REMEDIALWRITING COURSES" BY DAVID PECK AND ELIZABETH HOFFMAN
PETER ELBOW RESPONDS TO "REMEDIATION AS SOCIAL CONSTRUCT"

8 "A Sociology Assignment: The Phases of Culture Shock" from Critical Strategies for Academic Thinking and Writing, with Malcolm Kiniry (1998)

9 A Call for the Teaching of Writing in Graduate Education, with Karen McClafferty (2001) 

Part Three INTEGRATING THE COGNITIVE AND THE SOCIAL: CRITICAL PERSPECTIVES ON WRITING INSTRUCTION, 1985–1991

Introduction

10 The Language of Exclusion: Writing Instruction at the University (1985)

11 Narrowing the Mind and Page: Remedial Writers and Cognitive Reductionism (1988)

12 "This Wooden Shack Place": The Logic of an Unconventional Reading, with Glynda Hull (1990)

13 Remediation as Social Construct: Perspectives from an Analysis of Classroom Discourse, with Glynda Hull, Kay Losey Fraser, and Marisa Castellano (1991) 

Part Four SCHOOL AND SOCIETY, 1989–1995

Introduction

14 From "The Politics of Remediation" in Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of America’s Underprepared (1989)

15 From Introduction to Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America (1995)

16 From "Baltimore, Maryland" in Possible Lives: The Promise of Public Education in America (1995) 

Part Five THE MIND AT WORK: RESEARCHING THE EVERYDAY, 1999–2004

Introduction

17 "Our Hands Will Know": The Development of Tactile Diagnostic Skill — Teaching, Learning, and Situated Cognition in a Physical Therapy Program (1999)

18 The Working Life of a Waitress (2001)

19 Words in Action: Rethinking Workplace Literacy (2003)

20 "On Method" from The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the American Worker (2004)
Part Six PUBLIC WRITING: STYLE AND PERSUASION, 1989–2005

Introduction

21 What’s Right with Remedy: A College Try (1989)

22 School-Business Ties: The Unexamined Paradox of Past Performance (1990)

23 Education Standards Must Be Reclaimed for Democratic Ends (1991)

24 What We Talk about When We Talk about School (1996)

25 Saving Public Education (1997)

26 Extol Brains as Well as Brawn of the Blue Collar (2004)

27 How Should We Think about Intelligence? (2004)

28 Rags to Riches, Republican Style (2005)

Bibliography

Index

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