WPA 31.3 (Spring 2008)

Contents of WPA: Writing Program Administration 31.3 (Spring 2008)

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Letter from the Managing Editors

Letter from the Editors of the Special Issue

Lest We Go the Way of Vocational Training: Developing Undergraduate Writing Programs in the Humanist Tradition, Catherine Chaput

The Persistence of Institutional Memory: Genre Uptake and Program Reform, Dylan B. Dryer

Service vs. Subject Matter: Merging First-Year Composition and First-Year Experience, Kimberly A. Costino

Competing Interpretations of ‘Textual Objects’ in an Activity System: A Study of the Requirements Document in the ___ Writing Program, John Oddo and Jamie Parmelee

The Prospects for Rhetoric in a First-Year Composition Program: Deliberative Discourse as a Vehicle for Change?, M. J. Braun


Thomas Deans, Mandy Suhr-Sytsma, and Alisande Pipkin review College Writing and Beyond: A New Framework for University Writing Instruction by Anne Beaufort

Brad E. Lucas reviews Local Histories: Reading the Archives of Composition edited by Patricia Donahue and Gretchen Flesher Moon

Duane Roen reviews Engaged Writers and Dynamic Disciplines: Research on the Academic Writing Life by Chris Thaiss and Terry Myers Zawacki

Bruce Horner reviews Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students: Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions edited by Cristina Kirklighter, Diana Cárdenas, and Susan Wolff Murphy


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* Credits: Preparation of these digital archives was the result of work numerous people throughout the course of its evolution. David Blakesley coordinated the effort with the generous assistance of students in courses in Professional Writing at Purdue University.