ISBN-10:
0312676425
ISBN-13:
9780312676421
Pub. Date:
07/08/2010
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's
Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook / Edition 1

Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom: A Critical Sourcebook / Edition 1

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Overview

Providing both theoretical context and practical resources for designing courses, negotiating differences among students, and responding to and assessing second-language writing, Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom addresses key issues for instructors working with multilingual writers in first-year composition.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780312676421
Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's
Publication date: 07/08/2010
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 448
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
INTRODUCTION

CHAPTER ONE: SITUATING SECOND-LANGUAGE WRITING WITHIN COMPOSITION STUDIES
Introduction

1. CCCC Statement on Second Language Writing and Writers
College Composition and Communication

2. Second Language Writing in the Twentieth Century: A Situated Historical Perspective
Paul Kei Matsuda

3. Bilingual Minorities and Language Issues in Writing: Toward Profession-Wide Responses to a
New Challenge
Guadalupe Valdés

CHAPTER TWO: SECOND-LANGUAGE WRITERS: DEFINITIONS AND COMPLEXITIES
Introduction

4. Eye' Learners and 'Ear' Learners: Identifying the Language Needs of International Student and U.S. Resident Writers
Joy Reid

5. Language Identity and Language Ownership: Linguistic Conflicts of First-Year University Writing Students
Yuet-Sim D. Chiang and Mary Schmida

6. From the 'Good Kids' to the 'Worst': Representations of English Language Learners Across Educational Settings
Linda Harklau

7. Becoming Black: Rap and Hip-Hop, Race, Gender, Identity, and the Politics of ESL Learning
A. M. Ibrahim

CHAPTER THREE: SHIFTING OUR THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
Introduction
8. On the Ethical Treatment of ESL Writers
Tony Silva

9. Individualism, Academic Writing, and ESL Writers
Vai Ramanathan and Dwight Atkinson

10. Interaction and Feedback in Mixed Peer Response Groups
Wei Zhu

11. Understanding Critical Writing
A. Suresh Canagarajah

12. Should We Invite Students to Write in Home Dialects or Languages? Complicating the Yes/No Debate.
Janet Bean, Maryann Cucchihara, Robert Eddy, Peter Elbow, Rhonda Grego, Rich Haswell, Patricia Irvine, Eileen Kennedy, Ellie Kutz, Al Lehner, and Paul Kei Matsuda

CHAPTER FOUR: RETHINKING CURRICULUM DESIGN
Introduction

13. Designing and Assessing Effective Classroom Assignments for NES and ESL Students
Joy Reid and Barbara Kroll

14. Cross-Cultural Composition: Mediated Integration of US and International Students
Paul Kei Matsuda and Tony Silva

15. Classroom Instruction and Language Minority Students: On Teaching to 'Smarter' Readers and Writers
Linda Lonon Blanton

16. The Impact of the Computer in Second Language Writing
Martha Pennington

CHAPTER FIVE: RESPONDING TO AND ASSESSING SECOND-LANGUAGE WRITING
Introduction

17. Evaluating Second-Language Essays in Regular Composition Classes: Toward a Pluralistic U.S. Rhetoric
Robert E. Land, Jr. and Catherine Whitley

18. The Sociopolitical Implications of Response to Second Language and Second Dialect Writing
Carol Severino

19. The Impact of Writer Nationality on Mainstream Teachers' Judgments of Composition Quality
Donald L. Rubin and Melanie Williams-James

20. Staying Out of Trouble: Apparent Plagiarism and Academic Survival
Pat Currie

21. Error Feedback in L2 Writing Classes: How Explicit Does it Need to Be?
Dana Ferris and Barry Roberts

Additional Readings
Notes on the Authors
Notes on the Editors

Index

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