WPA publishes articles and essays concerning the organization, administration, practices, and aims of college and university writing programs.
Author: Jacob Babb
WPA: WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION publishes articles and essays concerning the organization, administration, practices, and aims of college and university writing programs. Possible topics include writing faculty education, training, and professional development; writing program creation and design the development of rhetoric and writing curricula; writing assessment within programmatic contexts advocacy and institutional critique and change; writing programs and their extra-institutional relationships with writing's publics; technology and the delivery of writing instruction within programmatic contexts; wpa and writing program histories and contexts; WAC / ECAC / WID and their intersections with writing programs; the theory and philosophy of writing program administration issues of professional advancement and wpa work; and projects that enhance wpa work with diverse stakeholders. CONTENTS OF WPA 43.2 (Spring 2020): LETTER FROM THE EDITORS: WPAs in Quarantine by Lori Ostergaard, Jacob Babb, and Jim Nugent SYMPOSIUM: Writing Program Administration: A Queer Symposium by William P. Banks, Michael J. Faris, Collie Fulford, Timothy Oleksiak, GPat Patterson, and Trixie G. Smith ESSAYS: Analyzing Student Evaluations of Teaching: A Generic Prescription by Alexis Teagarden and Michael Carlozzi Troublesome Knowledge: A Study of GTA Ambivalence with Genre-Informed Pedagogy by Aimee C. Mapes, Brad Jacobson, Rachel LaMance, and Stefan M. Vogel Challenging the Efficiency Model: Supporting Inclusive Pathways Toward Student Success by Cristine Busser WPAs as University Learning Space Managers: Theorizing and Guiding the Creation of Effective Writing Classrooms by Julia Voss A Return to Portland: Making Work Visible through the Ecologies of Writing Program Administration by Leigh Graziano, Kay Halasek, Susan Miller-Cochran, Frank Napolitano, and Natalie Szymanski REVIEW ESSAY: Reaching (for) the Future: Writing Center Studies Expands by Jackie Grutsch McKinney BOOK REVIEWS: Composing Feminist Interventions: Activism, Engagement, Praxis by Kimberly A. Turner Resilient, Proactive, and Visible: Lean Programmatic Development and Better Writing Programs by Amelia Chesley