Teaching Composition: Background Readings / Edition 3

Teaching Composition: Background Readings / Edition 3

by T. R. Johnson
     
 

Addressing the concerns of both first-year and veteran writing instructors, this collection includes 30 professional readings on composition and rhetoric written by leaders in the field, accompanied by helpful introductions and activities for the classroom. The new edition offers up-to-date advice on helping students avoid plagiarism, improving online instruction,

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Overview

Addressing the concerns of both first-year and veteran writing instructors, this collection includes 30 professional readings on composition and rhetoric written by leaders in the field, accompanied by helpful introductions and activities for the classroom. The new edition offers up-to-date advice on helping students avoid plagiarism, improving online instruction, blogging, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312469337
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date:
11/12/2007
Series:
Bedford/St. Martin's Professional Resources Series
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
592
Sales rank:
445,776
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
 
1. Teaching Writing: Key Concepts, Philosophies, Frameworks, and Experiences

David Bartholomae
Inventing the University
 
Gerald Graff
Introduction: In the Dark All Eggheads Are Gray and The Problem and Other Oddities of Academic Discourse
 
James Slevin
A Letter to Maggie
 
Guy Allen
Language, Power, Consciousness: A Writing Experiment at the University of Toronto
 
Dawn Skorczewski
From Playing the Role to Being Yourself 
 
James A. Berlin
Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class 
 
2. Thinking about the Writing Process 

Generating a Draft
 
Sondra Perl
Understanding Composing
 
Mike Rose
Rigid Rules, Inflexible Plans, and the Stifling of Language: A Cognitivist Analysis of Writer’s Block 
 
Considering Audience
 
Wayne C. Booth
The Rhetorical Stance 
 
Peter Elbow
Closing my Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience
 
Revising a Draft
 
Nancy Sommers
Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers 
 
Nancy Welch
Toward an Excessive Theory of Revision 
 
Crafting Sentences
 
Robert J. Connors
The Erasure of the Sentence 
 
Francis Christensen
A Generative Rhetoric of the Sentence 
 
Ann E. Berthoff
From The Making of Meaning 
 
Teaching Writing with Computers
 
James P. Purdy
Calling off the Hounds: Technology and the Visibility of Plagiarism 
 
Steven Krause
When Blogging Goes Bad: A Cautionary Tale about Blogs, Email Lists, Discussion, and Interaction 
 
Teaching Visual Literacy
 
Mary E. Hocks
Understanding Visual Rhetoric in Digital Writing Environments 
 
John Trimbur
Delivering the Message: Typography and the Materiality of Writing 
 
3. Responding to and Evaluating Student Writing 

Nancy Sommers
Responding to Student Writing 
 
Peter Elbow
Ranking, Evaluating, and Liking: Sorting Out Three Forms of Judgment 
 
Douglas D. Hesse
Portfolio Standards for English 101 
 
Joseph Harris
Error 
 
Patrick Hartwell
Grammar, Grammars, and the Teaching of Grammar 
 
4. Issues in Writing Pedagogy: Institutional Politics and the Other 

Kurt Spellmeyer
Can Teaching, of All Things, Prove to Be Our Salvation? 
 
Maxine Hairston
Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing 
 
Lisa Delpit
The Politics of Teaching Literate Discourse 
 
Muriel Harris and Tony Silva
Tutoring ESL Students: Issues and Options 
 
Juanita Rodgers Comfort
Becoming a Writerly Self: College Writers Engaging Black Feminist Essays 
 
Michelle Gibson, Martha Marinara, and Deborah Meem
Bi, Butch, and Bar Dyke: Pedagogical Performances of Class, Gender, and Sexuality 
 
Annotated Bibliography 
About the Contributors 

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