ISBN-10:
0415885167
ISBN-13:
9780415885164
Pub. Date:
09/19/2011
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing / Edition 2

Concepts in Composition: Theory and Practice in the Teaching of Writing / Edition 2

by Irene L. Clark
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ISBN-13: 9780415885164
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/19/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 488
Sales rank: 948,419
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Irene L. Clark is Professor of English, Director of Composition, and Director of the Master’s Option in Rhetoric and Composition at California State University, Northridge. She previously taught at the University of Southern California (USC), where she also co-directed the university’s Writing Program and directed its Writing Center. She has won multiple awards from the National Writing Centers Association, and has authored several textbooks for both undergraduate and graduate students. She holds a B.A. in Music from Hunter College, an M.A. in English from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in English Literature from USC.

Table of Contents

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."

APPENDICES

Developing Effective Writing Assignments

Constructing a Syllabus

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