The Writing Program Administrator s Resource

Readers will find an invaluable collection of articles in this volume, addressing fundamental practices and issues encountered by WPAs in their workplace settings and focusing on the hows and whys of writing program administration.

Author: Stuart C. Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135648855

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

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The role of the writing program administrator is one of diverse activities and challenges, and preparation for the position has traditionally come through performing the job itself. As a result, uninitiated WPAs often find themselves struggling to manage the various requirements and demands of the position, and even experienced WPAs often encounter situations on which they need advice. The Writing Program Administrator's Resource has been developed to address the needs of all WPAs, regardless of background or experience. It provides practical, applicable tools to effectively address the differing and sometimes competing roles in which WPAs find themselves. Readers will find an invaluable collection of articles in this volume, addressing fundamental practices and issues encountered by WPAs in their workplace settings and focusing on the hows and whys of writing program administration. With formal preparation and training only now beginning to catch up to the very real needs of the WPA, this volume offers guidance and support from authoritative and experienced sources--educators who have established the definitions and standards of the position; who have run into obstacles and surmounted them; and who have not just survived but thrived in their roles as WPAs. Editors Stuart C. Brown and Theresa Enos contribute their own experience and bring together the voices of their colleagues to delineate the intellectual scope and practices of writing program administration as an emerging discipline. Established and esteemed leaders in the field offer insights, advice, and plans of action for the myriad scenarios encountered in the position, encouraging WPAs and helping them to realize that they often know more than they think they do. This resource is required reading for the new WPA, and an essential reference for all who serve in the WPA role. As a guidebook for WPAs, it is destined to become a fixture on the desk of every educator involved with or interested in administrating writing programs, writing centers, and writing-across-the-curriculum efforts.

The Writing Program Administrator s Resource

Increasingly, WPAs have also had specific graduate course work in writing program administration or have attended the summer workshop fornew WPAs sponsored by the Council of Writing Program Administrators, or both. Thus, although theWPA ...

Author: Stuart C. Brown

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135648848

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 560

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The role of the writing program administrator is one of diverse activities and challenges, and preparation for the position has traditionally come through performing the job itself. As a result, uninitiated WPAs often find themselves struggling to manage the various requirements and demands of the position, and even experienced WPAs often encounter situations on which they need advice. The Writing Program Administrator's Resource has been developed to address the needs of all WPAs, regardless of background or experience. It provides practical, applicable tools to effectively address the differing and sometimes competing roles in which WPAs find themselves. Readers will find an invaluable collection of articles in this volume, addressing fundamental practices and issues encountered by WPAs in their workplace settings and focusing on the hows and whys of writing program administration. With formal preparation and training only now beginning to catch up to the very real needs of the WPA, this volume offers guidance and support from authoritative and experienced sources--educators who have established the definitions and standards of the position; who have run into obstacles and surmounted them; and who have not just survived but thrived in their roles as WPAs. Editors Stuart C. Brown and Theresa Enos contribute their own experience and bring together the voices of their colleagues to delineate the intellectual scope and practices of writing program administration as an emerging discipline. Established and esteemed leaders in the field offer insights, advice, and plans of action for the myriad scenarios encountered in the position, encouraging WPAs and helping them to realize that they often know more than they think they do. This resource is required reading for the new WPA, and an essential reference for all who serve in the WPA role. As a guidebook for WPAs, it is destined to become a fixture on the desk of every educator involved with or interested in administrating writing programs, writing centers, and writing-across-the-curriculum efforts.

The Promise and Perils of Writing Program Administration

Combining formal quantitative research with narrative-based scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION represents multiple voices from faculty balancing between the demands of teaching, writing, and administering ...

Author: Theresa Enos

Publisher:

ISBN: 1602350515

Category: Education

Page: 356

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Combining formal quantitative research with narrative-based scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION represents multiple voices from faculty balancing between the demands of teaching, writing, and administering writing programs in professional, ethical ways-often under circumstances that can be defined, at best, as difficult. In these pages, junior faculty tell their stories of triumph and trauma, while more firmly established composition scholars reflect upon the changing and challenging profession we all share. CONTRIBUTORS Chris Anson, Shane Borrowman, Stuart C. Brown, Nita Danko, Suellynn Duffey, Ernest J. Enchelmayer, Theresa Enos, Megan Fulwiler, Ann E. Green, Jeanne Gunner, Douglas Hesse, Elizabeth Hodges, Lauren Sewell Ingraham, Emily Isaacs, Patti J. Kurtz, Claire C. Lamonica, Camille Langston, Andrea A. Lunsford, Randall McClure, Susan H. McLeod, Richard McNabb, Thomas P. Miller, Cynthia Nearman, Erin O'Neill, Melissa Nicolas, Christine Norris, Chere L. Peguesse, Louise Wetherbee Phelps, E. Shelley Reid, Stephanie Roach, Duane Roen, Shirley K Rose, David Schwalm, Jillian Skeffington, Matt Smith, Martha A. Townsend, John Trimbur, Victor Villanueva, Margaret E. Weaver, Edward M. White, Kathleen Blake Yancey, and Art Young. ABOUT THE EDITORS THERESA ENOS is Professor of English at the University of Arizona, the founder and editor of Rhetoric Review, and a past president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. She has edited or coedited twelve books, including the Encyclopedia of Rhetoric and Composition and The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. SHANE BORROWMAN is Assistant Professor of English at the University of Nevada, Reno, a former writing program administrator, and the author of articles appearing in Rhetoric Review, College English, and WPA: Writing Program Administration. JILLIAN SKEFFINGTON is a PhD candidate at the University of Arizona.

Untenured Faculty as Writing Program Administrators

The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002. Desser, Daphne, and Darin Payne. “Writing Program Administration Internships.” The Writing Program ...

Author: Debra Frank Dew

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602350182

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 315

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Contributors examine the politics of untenured writing program administrator appointments given the demands of writing program administration, and reconciles the tension between WPA position statements and current institutional practice.

The Promise and Perils of Writing Program Administration

Combining formal quantitative research with narrative-based scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION represents multiple voices from faculty balancing between the demands of teaching, writing, and administering ...

Author: Theresa Enos

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602350526

Category: Education

Page: 372

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Combining formal quantitative research with narrative-based scholarship, THE PROMISE AND PERILS OF WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION represents multiple voices from faculty balancing between the demands of teaching, writing, and administering writing programs in professional, ethical ways-often under circumstances that can be defined, at best, as difficult. In these pages, junior faculty tell their stories of triumph and trauma, while more firmly established composition scholars reflect upon the changing and challenging profession we all share.

A Rhetoric for Writing Program Administrators 2e

The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2002. Print. Council of Writing Program Administrators (CWPA). “Evaluating the Intellectual Work of Writing Administration.

Author: Rita Malenczyk

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602358492

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 541

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A Rhetoric for Writing Program Administrators (2nd Edition) presents the major issues and questions in the field of writing program administration. The collection provides aspiring, new, and seasoned WPAs with the theoretical lenses, terminologies, historical contexts, and research they need to understand the nature, history, and complexities of their intellectual and administrative work.

Writing Program Administration

“Legal Considerations for Writing Program Administrators.” The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Ed. Stuart C. Brown and Theresa Enos. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 2002. 137–53. Papp, James.

Author: Susan H. McLeod

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602352766

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 172

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This reference guide provides a comprehensive review of the literature on all the issues, responsibilities, and opportunities that writing program administrators need to understand, manage, and enact, including budgets, personnel, curriculum, assessment, teacher training and supervision, and more. Writing Program Administration also provides the first comprehensive history of writing program administration in U.S. higher education. Writing Program Administration includes a helpful glossary of terms and an annotated bibliography for further reading.

Writing Program Administration and the Community College

Web. 26 Jan. 2011. Brown, Stuart C., and Theresa Enos, eds. The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002. Print. Bullock, Richard, and John Trimbur, eds.

Author: Heather Ostman

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602353619

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 240

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From the history of the community college in the United States to current issues and concerns facing writing programs and their administrators and instructors, Writing Program Administration and the Community College offers a comprehensive look into writing programs at public two-year institutions.

GenAdmin

Theorizing WPA Identities in the Twenty-First Century Colin Charlton, Jonikka Charlton. Administration. Ed. Theresa Enos and Shane Borrowman ... The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice.

Author: Colin Charlton

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602352674

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 266

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GenAdmin: Theorizing WPA Identities in the Twenty-First Century examines identity formation in a generation of rhetoric and composition professionals who have undergone explicit preparation in scholarly dimensions of writing program administration. The authors argue for “GenAdmin” both as an intellectual identity and as a contingent philosophy of writing program work. GenAdmin alternates between traditional chapters and accompanying “Interludes,” each of which offers extended illuminations of the single conflict or theoretical question integral to the preceding chapter.

Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Colleges

Writing Center Journal (forthcoming 2012). Manuscript. Brown, Stuart C., and Theresa Enos, eds. The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002. Print.

Author: Jill M. Gladstein

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602353077

Category: Education

Page: 290

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WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AT SMALL LIBERAL ARTS COLLEGES presents an empirical study of the writing programs at one hundred small, private liberal arts colleges. Jill M. Gladstein and Dara Rossman Regaignon provide detailed information about a type of writing program not often highlighted in the scholarly record and offer a model for such national, multi-institutional research.

The Present State of Scholarship in the History of Rhetoric

The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002. ... Kitchen Cooks, Plate Twirlers, and Troubadours: Writing Program Administrators Tell Their Stories.

Author: Lynée Lewis Gaillet

Publisher: University of Missouri Press

ISBN: 9780826272188

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 272

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Through two previous editions, The Present State of Scholarship in Historical and Contemporary Rhetoric has not only introduced new scholars to interdisciplinary research but also become a standard research tool in a number of fields and pointed the way toward future study. Adopting research methodologies of revision and recovery, this latest edition includes all new material while still following the format of the original and is constructed around bibliographical surveys of both primary and secondary works addressing the Classical, Medieval, Renaissance, and eighteenth through twentieth century periods within the history of rhetoric. The Present State of Scholarship in the History of Rhetoric doesn’t simply update but rather recasts study in the history of rhetoric. The authors—experienced and well know scholars in their respective fields—redefine existing strands of rhetorical study within the periods, expand the scope of rhetorical engagement, and include additional figures and their works. The globalization and expansion of rhetoric are demonstrated in each of these parts and seen clearly in the inclusion of more female rhetors, discussions of historical and contemporary electronic resources, and examinations of rhetorical practices falling outside the academy and the traditional canon. New to this edition is a cumulative review of twentieth-century rhetoric along with a thematic index designed to facilitate interdisciplinary or specialized study and scholarly research across the traditional historical periods. As programs incorporating rhetorical studies continue to expand at the university level, students and researchers are in need of up-to-date bibliographical resources. No other work matches the scope and approach of The Present State of Scholarship in the History of Rhetoric, which carries scholarship on rhetoric into the twenty-first century.

WPAs in Transition

Capturing the Intellectual and Political Process of Writing Program Administration.” In The Writing Program ... The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum.

Author: Courtney Adams Wooten

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9781607326335

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 324

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WPAs in Transition shares a wide variety of professional and personal perspectives about the costs, benefits, struggles, and triumphs experienced by writing program administrators making transitions into and out of leadership positions. Contributors to the volume come from various positions, as writing center directors, assistant writing program administrators, and WPAs; mixed settings, including community colleges, small liberal arts colleges, and research institutions; and a range of career stages, from early to retiring. They recount insightful anecdotes and provide a scholarly context in which WPAs can share experiences related to this long-ignored aspect of their work. During such transitions, WPAs and other leaders who function as both administrators and faculty face the professional and personal challenges of redefining who they are, the work they do, and with whom they collaborate. WPAs in Transition creates a grounded and nuanced experiential understanding of what it means to navigate changing roles, advancing the dialogue around WPAs’ and other administrators’ identities, career paths, work-life balance, and location, and is a meaningful addition to the broader literature on administration and leadership. Contributors: Mark Blaauw-Hara, Christopher Blankenship, Jennifer Riley Campbell, Nicole I. Caswell, Richard Colby, Steven J. Corbett, Beth Daniell, Laura J. Davies, Jaquelyn Davis, Holland Enke, Letizia Guglielmo, Beth Huber, Karen Keaton Jackson, Rebecca Jackson, Tereza Joy Kramer, Jackie Grutsch McKinney, Kerri K. Morris, Liliana M. Naydan, Reyna Olegario, Kate Pantelides, Talinn Phillips, Andrea Scott, Paul Shovlin, Bradley Smith, Cheri Lemieux Spiegel, Sarah Stanley, Amy Rupiper Taggart, Molly Tetreault, Megan L. Titus, Chris Warnick

Labored

As an example of exclusion, theirs is the only article devoted to writing centers in The Writing Program Administrator's Resource, a volume of 538 pages. Still, there were some signs that perceptions were beginning to change and that ...

Author: Randall McClure

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602358935

Category: Business & Economics

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Labored: The State(ment) and Future of Work in Composition, edited by Randall McClure, Dayna V. Goldstein, and Michael Pemberton, offers both a retrospective and a prospective look at the 1989 Statement of Principles and Standards for the Postsecondary Teaching of Writing and its relation to the changing nature of work in composition. Stemming from an investigative project to strengthen the Statement with data culled from national reports on labor conditions, this collection draws on the expertise of scholars whose research agendas and lived experiences afford fresh insights and critical analyses on labor issues in composition and writing program administration.

The Writing Center Director s Resource Book

In giving advice about how to be a successful administrator, Kinkead and Simpson told fledging writing program administrators, ... Oursuccess in writing programs can translateinto success forthe university at large”(72). Want resources?

Author: Christina Murphy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781135600402

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 472

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The Writing Center Director's Resource Book has been developed to serve as a guide to writing center professionals in carrying out their various roles, duties, and responsibilities. It is a resource for those whose jobs not only encompass a wide range of tasks but also require a broad knowledge of multiple issues. The volume provides information on the most significant areas of writing center work that writing center professionals--both new and seasoned--are likely to encounter. It is structured for use in diverse institutional settings, providing both current knowledge as well as case studies of specific settings that represent the types of challenges and possible outcomes writing center professionals may experience. This blend of theory with actual practice provides a multi-dimensional view of writing center work. In the end, this book serves not only as a resource but also as a guide to future directions for the writing center, which will continue to evolve in response to a myriad of new challenges that will lie ahead.

Sharing Our Intellectual Traces

Narrative Reflections from Administrators of Professional, Technical, and Scientific Programs Tracy Bridgeford, Karla Saari Kitalong, ... The writing program administrator's resource: A guide to reflective institutional practice.

Author: Tracy Bridgeford

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351864657

Category: Psychology

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Administrators of academic professional and technical communication (PTSC) programs have long relied upon lore--stories of what works--to understand and communicate about the work of program administration. Stories are interesting, telling, engaging, and necessary. But a discipline focused primarily on stories, especially the ephemeral stories narrated at conferences and deliberated at department meetings, usually suffice primarily to solve immediate problems and address day-to-day concerns and activities. This edited collection captures some of those stories and layers them with theoretical perspectives and reflection, to enhance their usefulness to the PTSC program administration community at large. Like the ephemeral stories PTSC program administrators are accustomed to, the stories told in this volume are set within specific institutional contexts that reflect specific institutional challenges. They emphasize the intellectual traces--the debts the authors owe to those who have informed and transformed their administrative work. In so doing, this collection creates another conversation--albeit a robust, diverse, and theoretically informed one--around which program leaders might define or redefine their roles and re-envision their administrative work as the rich, complex, intellectual engagement that we find it to be. This volume asks authors to move beyond a notion of administration as an activity based solely in institutional details and processes. In so doing, they emphasize theory as they share their reflections on core administrative processes and significant moments in the histories of their associated programs, thereby affording opportunities for critical examination in conjunction with practical advice.

Complex Worlds

The Portland resolution: Guidelines for writing program administrator positions. WPA: Writing ... In S. Brown & T. Enos (Eds.), The writing program administrator's resource: A guide to reflective institutional practice (pp. 3–40).

Author: Andrienne P Lamberti

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351845373

Category: Psychology

Page: 260

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'Complex Worlds: Digital Culture, Rhetoric, and Professional Communication' is a collection of thought-provoking scholarly essays by teachers and industry practitioners in professional communication and technology-oriented fields. Scrupulously edited for a range of readers, the collection aims to help familiarize advanced students, teachers, and researchers in professional communication, computers and writing, literacy, and sister disciplines with key issues in digital theory and practice. An emphasis on the situations of and audiences for digital communication identifies 'Complex Worlds' as a rhetorical approach. In an era when globalizing markets and digital technologies are transforming culture around the world, readers should find the collection both engaging and timely. The collections' twelve essays constitute a diverse and thematically coherent set of inquiries. Included are explorations of topics such as cyber activism, digital 'dispositio', citizen and open-source journalism, broadband affordances, XML, digital resumes, avant garde performance art, best pedagogical practices, and intercultural communication between East and West, North and South. The text is especially well suited for advanced courses in professional and applied writing, contemporary rhetorics, and digital culture. The complexity highlighted in the collection's title is brought into relief by authors who address how the digital is daily unmaking our assumptions about the boundaries between work and school, the global and the local, the private and the public. 'Complex Worlds' offers readers an opportunity to build on their rhetorical awareness by expanding their understanding of the means, aims, and strategies of effective communication--today and in the future.

Talking Back

Council of Writing Program Administrators. 1998. “Evaluating the Intellectual Work of ... “Reflexive Professional Development: Getting Disciplined in Writing Program Administration.” In The Writing Program Administrator's Resource, ed.

Author: Norbert Elliot

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9781607329763

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 472

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In Talking Back, a veritable Who’s Who of writing studies scholars deliberate on intellectual traditions, current practices, and important directions for the future. In response, junior and mid-career scholars reflect on each chapter with thoughtful and measured moves forward into the contemporary environment of research, teaching, and service. Each of the prestigious chapter authors in the volume has three common traits: a sense of responsibility for advancing the profession, a passion for programs of research dedicated to advancing opportunities for others, and a reflective sense of their work accompanied by humility for their contributions. As a documentary, Talking Back is the first history of writing studies in autobiography. Contributors: Jo Allen, Ann N. Amicucci, Akua Duku Anokye, Paige Davis Arrington, Doug Baldwin, John C. Brereton, Judy Buchanan, Hugh Burns, Leasa Burton, Ellen C. Carillo, William Condon, Dylan B. Dryer, Michelle F. Eble, Jennifer Enoch, Joan Feinberg, Patricia Friedrich, Cinthia Gannett, Eli Goldblatt, Shenika Hankerson, Janis Haswell, Richard Haswell, Eric Heltzel, Douglas Hesse, Bruce Horner, Alice S. Horning, Asao B. Inoue, Ruth Ray Karpen, Suzanne Lane, Min-Zhan Lu, Donald McQuade, Elisabeth L. Miller, Rebecca Williams Mlynarczyk, Sean Molloy, Les Perelman, Louise Wetherbee Phelps, Stacey Pigg, Sherry Rankins-Robertson, Jessica Restaino, J. Michael Rifenburg, Eliana Schonberg, Geneva Smitherman, Richard Sterling, Katherine E. Tirabassi, Devon Tomasulo, Martha A. Townsend, Mike Truong, Victor Villanueva, Edward M. White, Anne Elrod Whitney, Kathleen Blake Yancey

Writing at the State U

In The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Practice, edited by Stuart Brown, Theresa Enos, and Catherine Chaput, 88–100. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. Diamond, Suzanne. 1999. “What's in a Title?

Author: Emily Isaacs

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9781607326397

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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Writing at the State U presents a comprehensive, empirical examination of writing programs at 106 universities. Rather than using open survey calls and self-reporting, Emily Isaacs uses statistical analysis to show the extent to which established principles of writing instruction and administration have been implemented at state comprehensive universities, the ways in which writing at those institutions has differed from writing at other institutions over time, and how state institutions have responded to major scholarly debates concerning first-year composition and writing program administration. Isaacs’s findings are surprising: state university writing programs give lip service to important principles of writing research, but many still emphasize grammar instruction and a skills-based approach, classes continue to be outsized, faculty development is optional, and orientation toward basic writing is generally remedial. As such, she considers where a closer match between writing research and writing instruction might help to expose and remedy these difficulties and identifies strategies and areas where faculty or writing program administrators are empowered to enact change. Unique in its wide scope and methodology, Writing at the State U sheds much-needed light on the true state of the writing discipline at state universities and demonstrates the advantages of more frequent and rigorous quantitative studies of the field.

The Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing

The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: A Guide to Reflective Institutional Change and Practice. Ed. Stuart C. Brown, Theresa Enos, and Catherine Chaput. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2002. 3–39. Print.

Author: Nicholas N. Behm

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602359321

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 332

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Illustrates the widespread applications of the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing, especially the eight habits of mind, in helping students to be successful not only in postsecondary writing courses but also in four arenas of life: academic, professional, civic, and personal.

Exploring Composition Studies

Consider some of the groundbreaking WPA works published in 1995 and 1996 alone: Joseph Janangelo and Kristine Hansen's ... Writing Program Administrators Tell Their Stories (George) The Writing Program Administrator's Resource: Guide to ...

Author: Kelly Ritter

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9780874218831

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 300

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Kelly Ritter and Paul Kei Matsuda have created an essential introduction to the field of composition studies for graduate students and instructors new to the study of writing. The book offers a careful exploration of this diverse field, focusing specifically on scholarship of writing and composing. Within this territory, the authors draw the boundaries broadly, to include allied sites of research such as professional and technical writing, writing across the curriculum programs, writing centers, and writing program administration. Importantly, they represent composition as a dynamic, eclectic field, influenced by factors both within the academy and without. The editors and their sixteen seasoned contributors have created a comprehensive and thoughtful exploration of composition studies as it stands in the early twenty-first century. Given the rapid growth of this field and the evolution of it research and pedagogical agendas over even the last ten years, this multi-vocal introduction is long overdue.