Due Feb 25
- BW, (pp. 61-103)
Due Mar 4
- reading response 7
- TDW “Assessment” “CCCC Position Statement” (390-400)
- TDW Harley & Cannon (400-417)
- '''Agnew & McLaughlin "These Crazy Gates and How They Swing," (p. 85-100) (Bell Library, electronic reserve)
Reminder... Your WorkingAnnotatedBib is due next week!
Congratulations Haas 2009 Award Winners!!
Graduate Rhet/Comp, Prof Writing, Linguistics
- 1st Philip Tanofsky Strategies to Broaden Scope of Caller.com Susan Garza
- 2nd Garrett Wieland Comp and Roll: Nontraditional Methods for Teaching Freshman English Susan Garza
- 1st Darcy Lewis “Little Women” Removed: The (Re)Invention of Jo March and the Female Gaze Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak
- 2nd Steve Sellers The Evolution of the Madwoman: The Empire of Imagination in Haggard’s She Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak
- 3rd Tammy Graham The Value of Silence: Deconstructing the Cuckoo’s Nest Elisabeth Mermann-Jozwiak
- In order to process Basic Writing as a Political Act, we need to start thinking about the teaching portfolio you are creating for this course (due April 8).
- How did the syllabi you observed define basic writers (BW, p. 85)?
- What syllabi have you experienced that worked well or badly?
- Discuss how a BW syllabus should be constructed.
- As a group, write an introduction and course objectives for a BW syllabus. Post these to your group wiki. Present & explain. You can use these as a starting point for your portfolio.
- Free-for-all-pick a topic/question to discuss & write it on the board (big! clear!)
- As a group, chose a question to discuss
- Present to the class
If we have time, we will do this last activity...
Public Conversations about writing, basic writers, and teaching writing
We will engage in a little rhetorical analysis of our own:
- Find a news article or editoral about writing published within the last year
- What kind of rhetoric?
- What "literacy myths"?
- What purpose?
W9: Language Diversity & Grammar
- working annotated bib due today
- reading response 8
- Bean et al, Second-Language Writing in the Composition Classroom (pp. 225-239) (TBA reserve)
- TDW Jordan (340-355)
- TDW Thurston (356-368)
- TDW Neuleib & Brosnahan (145-152)
- Anderson, chapt. 3 (Bell library, electronic reserve)