Using methods from corpus linguistics, the author argues that the practice of making knowledge in composition studies is bound with the discursive act of representing students. Students are represented both in ways that align with disciplinary knowledge about writing and in ways that align with major intellectual shifts in composition studies.
Representations of Students in Composition Scholarship
Kristine Johnson is associate professor of English at Calvin College, where she directs the Written Rhetoric program and teaches courses in composition pedagogy, linguistics, and writing. Her scholarly interests include writing-program administration, assessment, and teacher preparation, and her work has appeared in Rhetoric Review, College Composition and Communication, Writing Program Administration, Composition Studies, and various edited collections.
Kristine Johnson; Representations of Students in Composition Scholarship. Pedagogy 1 October 2019; 19 (3): 405–431. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/15314200-7615383
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