The Writing Teachers Sourcebook

Paperback | September 1, 1999

byEdward P. J. Corbett, Nancy Myers, Gary Tate

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Now in its fourth edition, this widely acclaimed sourcebook remains one of the most up-to-date and inclusive works on teaching writing today. In this edition, the editors have added twelve new essays and deleted several from the previous edition, making the content as timely as possible.Emphasizing the importance of adapting good pedagogy to multiple environments and audiences, this unique collection features some of the most intellectually exciting and pedagogically sound articles in the field. The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook, 4/e, is the definitive resource for beginning andexperienced teachers alike.

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Now in its fourth edition, this widely acclaimed sourcebook remains one of the most up-to-date and inclusive works on teaching writing today. In this edition, the editors have added twelve new essays and deleted several from the previous edition, making the content as timely as possible.Emphasizing the importance of adapting good pedag...

Edward P. J. Corbet is at Ohio State University. Nancy Myers is at University of North Carolina, Greensboro.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:400 pages, 6.1 × 9.09 × 0.91 inPublished:September 1, 1999Publisher:Oxford University Press

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Preface1. THE CONTEXTS OF TEACHINGPERSPECTIVESRichard Fulkerson: Four Philosophies of CompositionJames Berlin: Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing ClassEdward P.J. Corbett: Rhetoric, the Enabling DisciplineMin-Zhan Lu and Bruce Horner: The Problematic of Experience: Redefining Critical Work in Ethnography and PedagogyTEACHERSPeter Elbow: Embracing Contraries in the Teaching ProcessDonald M. Murray: The Listening Eye: Reflections on the Writing ConferenceLad Tobin: Reading Students, Reading Ourselves: Revising the Teacher's Role in the Writing ClassDan Morgan: Ethical Issues Raised by Students' Personal WritingSTUDENTSMina P. Shaughnessy: Diving In: An Introduction to Basic WritingVivian Zamel: Strangers in Academia: The Experiences of Faculty and ESL Students Across the CurriculumTodd Taylor: The Persistence of Difference in Networked Classrooms: Non-Negotiable Difference and the African American Student BodyLOCATIONSHephzibah Roskelly: The Risky Business of Group WorkGail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe: The Rhetoric of Technology and the Electronic Writing ClassMuriel Harris: Talking in the Middle: Why Writers Need Writing TutorsAPPROACHESMin-Zhan Lu: Redefining the Legacy of Mina Shaughnessy: A Critique of the Politics of Linguistic InnocenceMariolina Salvatori: Conversations with Texts: Reading in the Teaching of CompositionGary Tate: A Place for Literature in Freshman CompositionCarolyn Matalene: Experience as Evidence: Teaching Students to Write Honestly and Knowledgeably about Public Issues2. THE TEACHING OF WRITINGASSIGNINGMike Rose: Remedial Writing Courses: A Critique and a ProposalDavid Peck, Elizabeth Hoffman, and Mike Rose: A Comment and Response on "Remedial Writing Courses"Richard L. Larson: The "Research Paper" in the Writing Course: A Non-Form of WritingJeanne Fahnestock and Marie Secor: Teaching Argument: A Theory of TypesCatherine E. Lamb: Beyond Argument in Feminist CompositionRESPONDING AND ASSESSINGBrooke K. Horvath: The Components of Written Response: A Practical Synthesis of Current ViewsDavid Bartholomae: The Study of ErrorJerry Farber: Learning How to Teach: A Progress ReportCOMPOSING AND REVISINGNancy Sommers: Between the DraftsJames A. Reither: Writing and Knowing: Toward Redefining the Writing ProcessDavid Bleich: Collaboration and the Pedagogy of DisclosureAUDIENCESDouglas B. Park: The Meanings of "Audience"Lisa Ede and Andrea Lunsford: Audience Addressed/Audience Invoked: The Role of Audience in Composition Theory and PedagogyPeter Elbow: Closing My Eyes as I Speak: An Argument for Ignoring AudienceSTYLESRobert J. Connors: Static Abstractions and CompositionWinston Weathers: Teaching Style: A Possible AnatomyElizabeth D. Rankin: Revitalizing Style: Toward a New Theory and PedagogyRichard Ohmann: Use Definite, Specific, Concrete Language

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