WPA 35.2 (Spring 2012)

Contents of WPA: Writing Program Administration 35.2 (Spring 2012)

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From the Editors

Pausing in the Whirlwind: A Campus Place-Based Curriculum in a Multimodal Foundation Communication Course
Barbara J. Blakely and Susan B. Pagnac

Cultivating Sensibility in Writing Program Administration
Matthew Heard

Writing Placement That Supports Teaching and Learning
Emily Isaacs and Catherine Keohane

Just Comp
Don J. Kraemer

Professional Identity in a Contingent-Labor Profession: Expertise, Autonomy, Community in Composition Teaching
Ann M. Penrose

Uncommon Conversations: How Nearly Three Decades of Paying Attention Allows One WAC/WID Program to Thrive
Martha A. Townsend, Martha D. Patton, and Jo Ann Vogt

On the Crossroads and at the Heart: A Conversation with the 2012 WPA Summer Conference Local Host about the Place of the Writing Program at the University of New Mexico
Shirley K Rose and Chuck Paine

WPA Symposium Response

Composition, Commonplaces, and Who Cares?
Melissa Ianetta

Kitchen Cooks, Plate Twirlers, and Posers; or, the I's Have It
Rita Malenczyk

Response Essay

Different Paths to the Same Goal: A Response to Barbara Cambridge
Randall McClure and Dayna V. Goldstein

Review Essay

Enhancing Learning and Thinking in Higher Education
Sherry Rankins-Robertson, Tiffany Bourelle, and Duane Roen

  • Adler-Kassner, Linda, and Peggy O'Neill. Reframing Writing Assessment to Improve Teaching and Learning. Logan: Utah State UP, 2010. 180 pages.
  • Arum, Richard, and Josipa Roksa. Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 2011. 259 pages.
  • Hacker, Andrew, and Claudia Dreifus. Higher Education? How Colleges are Wasting Our Money and Failing Our Kids—And What We Can Do about It. New York: Times Books, 2010. 271 pages.
  • Peckham, Irvin. Going North Thinking West: The Intersections of Social Class, Critical Thinking, and Politicized Writing Instruction. Logan: Utah State UP, 2011. 180 pages.
  • Scott, Tony. Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition. Logan: Utah State UP, 2009. 216 pages.




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