The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook / Edition 3

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195083064
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 10/28/1994
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 432
  • Product dimensions: 6.31 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.05 (d)

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Texas Christian University

Ohio State University

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Table of Contents

Four Philosophies of Composition 3
Contemporary Composition: The Major Pedagogical Theories 9
Diversity, Ideology, and Teaching Writing 22
Teaching the Political Conflicts: A Rhetorical Schema 35
Notes to Stella 55
Embracing Contraries in the Teaching Process 65
Reading Students, Reading Ourselves: Revising the Teacher's Role in the Writing Class 77
Teaching Across and Within Differences 92
The Listening Eye: Reflections on the Writing Conference 96
Multicultural Classrooms, Monocultural Teachers 105
Male and Female Discourse: A Bilingual Approach to English 119
Collaborative Learning in the Classroom: A Guide to Evaluation 132
The Risky Business of Group Work 141
Understanding Composing 149
Between the Drafts 155
Writing and Knowing: Toward Redefining the Writing Process 162
Crumbling Metaphors: Integrating Heart and Brain Through Structured Journals 173
The "Research Paper" in the Writing Course: A Non-Form of Writing 180
Teaching Argument: A Theory of Types 186
Beyond Argument in Feminist Composition 195
The Components of Written Response: A Practical Synthesis of Current Views 207
Learning How to Teach: A Progress Report 224
The Meanings of "Audience" 233
Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and Pedagogy 243
Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring Audience 258
Static Abstractions and Composition 279
Teaching Style: A Possible Anatomy 294
Revitalizing Style: Toward a New Theory and Pedagogy 300
Use Definite, Specific, Concrete Language 310
Diving In: An Introduction to Basic Writing 321
Redefining the Legacy of Mina Shaughnessy: A Critique of the Politics of Linguistic Innocence 327
The Study of Error 338
Remedial Writing Courses: A Critique and a Proposal 353
Elements of Classical and Medieval Rhetoric in the Teaching of Basic Composition 371
The Rhetoric of Technology and the Electronic Writing Class 381
How Word Processing Is Changing Our Teaching: New Technologies, New Approaches, New Challenges 391
The Electronic Discourse Community: god, Meet Donald Duck 400
Journals 415
Suggested Readings 415
Bibliographic Resources 417
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