Valuing a Variety of Voices: Using Digital Badges to Support Linguistic Diversity in First-Year Composition
J. Daniel Hasty is associate professor of linguistics in the Department of English at Coastal Carolina University. He specializes in morphosyntactic variation, especially the double-modal construction, as well as studies of language attitudes and identity construction in Appalachian English and Southern English. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Denise Paster, associate professor of composition and rhetoric, directs first-year writing at Coastal Carolina University. Her research interests include writing program administration, inquiry driven pedagogies, and digital literacies. She coauthored Writing Moves: Composing in a Digital World (with Eleanor Kutz and Christian Pulver; Fountainhead, 2018), a textbook that invites students to investigate contemporary communicative practices. Email: email@example.com.
Becky Childs is professor of English at Coastal Carolina University. She has experience in studies of language and its role in the construction of identity and community. Her work in sociolinguistics has focused on the formation of individual and group identity through language practice. She is the coeditor of Data Collection in Sociolinguistics: Methods and Applications (with Christine Mallinson and Gerard Van Herk; Routledge, 2017) as well as a number of other articles and chapters on sociolinguistic variation. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
J. Daniel Hasty, Denise Paster, Becky Childs; Valuing a Variety of Voices: Using Digital Badges to Support Linguistic Diversity in First-Year Composition. American Speech 1 May 2020; 95 (2): 243–252. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/00031283-8501390
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