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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Naomi Bernstein
ISBN: 0312432836 9780312432836
OCLC Number: 101401617
Description: xxxiii, 467 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
1. Basic writing: teachers' perspectives --
Some new approaches toward teaching / Mina Shaughnessy --
A basic introduction to basic writing program structures: a baseline and five alternatives / William B. Lalicker --
Creating a statement of guidelines and goals for Boise State University's basic writing course: content and development / Karen S. Uehling --
2. Basic writing: students' perspectives --
From revisiting the promise of Students' Right to Their Own Language: pedagogical strategies / Valerie Kinloch --
"You probably don't even know I exist": notes from a prison college program / Jane Maher --
My uncle's guns / Ann E. Green --
3. Adapting the writing process --
One size does not fit all: response and revision issues for immigrant students / Dana R. Ferris --
From the peculiar case of contessa: postmodernism and basic writing pedagogy / Michelle Gibson --
4. Writing and reading --
From If Not Now: Developmental Readers in the College Classroom: literary letters / Jeanne Henry --
Reciprocal themes in ESL reading and writing / Ilona Leki --
5. Approaches to grammar instruction --
Teaching grammar to writers / Janice Neuleib and Irene Brosnahan --
Teaching style through sentence combining and sentence generating / Constance Weaver --
6. Learning differences --
Interpreting and implementing universal instructional design in basic writing / Patrick L. Bruch --
From Learning Disability, Pedagogies, and Public Discourse / Linda Feldmeier White --
7. Writing and adult learners --
Teaching language in open admissions / Adrienne Rich --
Using problem-posing dialogue in adult literacy education / Sarah Nixon-Ponder --
Returning adults to the mainstream: toward a curriculum for diverse student writers / Barbara Gleason --
8. Critical thinking --
The more active the better: engaging college English students with active learning strategies / Nancy Lawson Remler --
"This wooden shack place": the logic of unconventional reading / Glynda Hull and Mike Rose --
9. Collaborative learning --
Using the collage for collaborative writing / Peter Elbow --
Building learning communities on nonresidential campuses / Richard Raymond --
10. Technology --
Issues of attitude and access; a case study of basic writers in a computer classroom / Catherine Matthews Pavia --
"Because we are shy and fear mistaking": computer-mediated communication with EFL writers / Martha Clark Cummings --
11. Engaging difference --
How to tame a wild tongue / Gloria Anzaldúa --
Nobody mean more to me than you and the future life of Willie Jordan / June Jordan --
Mitigating barriers to Navajo students' success in English courses / Kay Thurston --
12. Teaching ESL and generation 1.5 students --
The need to understand ESL students' native language writing experiences / Yu Ren Dong --
From Preparation for college writing / Beth Hartman and Elaine Tarone --
13. Assessment --
CCCC Position statement --
Failure: the student's or the assessment's? / Kay Harley and Sally I. Cannon --
From Teaching and learning in Texas: accountability testing, language, race, and place / Susan Naomi Bernstein --
14. Basic writing and the writing center --
Negotiating audience and voice in the writing center / Gregory Shafer --
"Whispers of coming and going": lessons from Fannie / Anne DiPardo.
Series Title: Bedford/St. Martin's professional resources.
Responsibility: Susan Naomi Bernstein.
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