WPA 34.1 (Fall/Winter 2010)

Contents of WPA: Writing Program Administration 34.1 (Fall/Winter 2010)

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Letter from the Editors

Assess Locally, Validate Globally: Heuristics for Validating Local Writing Assessments
Chris W. Gallagher

Toward Rhetorical Source Use: Three Student Journeys         
Cynthia R. Haller

Undaunted, Self-Critical, and Resentful: Investigating Faculty Attitudes Toward Teaching Writing in a Large University Writing-Intensive Course Program        
Lori Salem and Peter Jones

Introducing “The CWPA Mentoring Project” and Survey Report 
Sheldon Walcher, Joseph Janangelo, and Duane Roen

Notes on Comp: When “WPA” Work Hints at Suspicion        
Joseph Janangelo

WPAs in Dialogue

Response to Keith Rhodes’s “You Are What You Sell: Branding the Way to Composition’s Better Future”
Linda Adler-Kassner

An Agreeable Response to Linda Adler-Kassner
Keith Rhodes

A Symposium on Fostering Teacher Quality

Larry Beason, “Fostering Quality through Sense of Place”
Beth Brunk-Chavez, “Embracing Our Expertise through Faculty and Instructional Development”
Diana Ashe, “Fostering Cultures of Great Teaching”
Clyde Moneyhun, “Performance Evaluation as Faculty Development”

Review Essays

The Promises and Perils of Writing Partnerships
Lorelei Blackburn and Ellen Cushman

  • Goldblatt, Eli. Because We Live Here: Sponsoring Literacy beyond the College Curriculum
  • Grabill, Jeffrey T. Writing Community Change: Designing Technologies for Citizen Action
  • Long, Elenore. Community Literacy and the Rhetoric of Local Publics
  • Mathieu, Paula. Tactics of Hope: The Public Turn in English Composition
  • Parks, Stephen. Gravyland: Writing beyond the Curriculum in the City of Brotherly Love

As Writing Professionalizes, Asking What, How, and Why
Douglas Hesse

  • Giberson, Gregory A. and Thomas A. Moriarty, eds. What We Are Becoming: Developments in Undergraduate Writing Majors.
  • McGurl, Mark. The Program Era: Postwar Fiction and the Rise of Creative Writing.
  • Menand, Louis. The Marketplace of Ideas: Reform and Resistance in the American University.
  • Scott, Tony. Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition.
  • Strickland, Donna, and Jeanne Gunner, eds. The Writing Program Interrupted: Making Space for Critical Discourse.
  • Vilardi, Teresa and Mary Chang, eds. Writing-Based Teaching: Essential Practices and Enduring Questions.

Conflicted Brokers: The Local, Historical, and Political of Basic Writing
Kelly Ritter

  • Carter, Shannon. The Way Literacy Lives: Rhetorical Dexterity in Basic Writing Instruction.
  • Mlynarczyk, Rebecca and George Otte. Basic Writing.
  • Stanley, Jane. The Rhetoric of Remediation: Negotiating Entitlement and Access in Higher Education. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2009.



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