WPA 35.1 (Fall/Winter 2011)

Contents of WPA: Writing Program Administration 35.1 (Fall/Winter 2011)

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Letter from the Editors

Are We Having the Effect We Want? Implementing Outcomes Assessment in an Academic English Language-Support Unit Using a Multi-component Approach
Li-Shih Huang

Credentialing College Writing Teachers: WPAs and Labor Reform
Steve Lamos

For Slow Agency
Laura R. Micciche

Improving the Placement of L2 Writers: The Students’ Perspective
Todd Ruecker

Writing Programs Without Administrators: Frameworks for Successful Writing Programs in the Two-Year College
Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt

Research and Policy: Antithetical or Complementary?
Barbara Cambridge

A Symposium on Mentoring the Work of WPAs
Reflections on Year One as an Almost-WPA
Joyce Olewski Inman

Snapshot of a Tenure Decision
Kathryn Johnson Gindlesparger

The Pleasures and Perils of Being First
Darci L. Thoune

Hit the Ground Listening: An Ethnographic Approach to New WPA Learning
Collie Fulford

Boss of Me: When the Former Adjunct Runs the Writing Shop
Tim McCormack

Response to Peter Elbow’s Review of What Is College-Level Writing? Volumes 1 and 2
Kelly Ritter

Response to Kelly Ritter
Peter Elbow

Review Essays

Ecology and Concepts of Technology
Sidney I. Dobrin

  • Baron, Dennis. A Better Pencil: Readers, Writers, and the Digital Revolution. New York: Oxford UP, 2009. Print. 280 pages.
  • Blair, Kristine, Radhika Gajjalaand, and Christine Tulley. Webbing Cyberfeminist Practice: Communities, Pedagogies, and Social Action. Cresskill: Hampton Press, 2008. Print. 401 pages.
  • DeVoss, Dànielle Nicole, Heidi A. McKee, and Richard (Dickie) Selfe, eds. Technological Ecologies and Sustainability. Computers and Composition Digital Press. 2009. http://ccdigitalpress.org/tes/
  • Selber, Stuart, ed. Rhetorics and Technologies: New Directions in Writing and Communication. Columbia: U of South Carolina P, 2010. Print. 232 pages.

Second Language Writers in College Composition Programs: Toward Awareness, Knowledge and Action
Tanita Saenkhum and Paul Kei Matsuda

  • Ferris, Dana R. Teaching College Writing to Diverse Student Populations. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan P, 2009. 169 pages.
  • Leki, Ilona. Undergraduates in a Second Language: Challenges and Complexities of Academic Literacy Development. New York: Lawrence Erlbaum, 2007. 332 pages.
  • Roberge, Mark, Meryl Siegal, and Linda Harklau. Generation 1.5 in College Composition: Teaching Academic Writing to U.S.-Educated Learners of ESL. New York: Routledge, 2009. 288 pages.



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