The Wealth of Reality: An Ecology of Composition

The Wealth of Reality: An Ecology of Composition

by Margaret A. Syverson

Hardcover(1st Edition)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780809322510
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 10/28/1999
Edition description: 1st Edition
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1370L (what's this?)

About the Author

Margaret A. Syverson is the director of the Computer Writing and Research Lab in the Division of Rhetoric and Composition at the University of Texas at Austin. She is the web editor for the Computers and Composition Journal Online and also president of the Board of Directors for the Center for Language in Learning.

Table of Contents

List of Figuresxi
Prefacexiii
Acknowledgmentsxix
1Introduction: What Is an Ecology of Composition?1
2Thinking with the Things As They Exist: Ecology of a Poem28
3"Next Time We're Not Giving Steve Our Essay to Read": Ecology of Writers75
4Desert Storm on the Network: Ecology of Readers126
5Conclusion: Implications and Proposals for an Ecology of Composition182
Appendixes
ASyllabus and Journal Questions for Third College Writing Program, 1A, Winter, 1989211
BWorkshop Handout219
CConference Worksheet221
DCorrelations Between Events of the Gulf War and XLCHC Messages223
EDistribution of Participants by Location, Discipline, and Gender235
FExample of a Completed California Learning Record237
Notes247
References251
Index269

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