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Pedagogy (2002) 2 (3): 357–374.
Published: 01 October 2002
..., William A. 1988 . “Defining Advanced Composition: Contributions from the History of Rhetoric.” JAC 8 : 113 -22. Duffelmeyer, Barbara B. 2000 . “Critical Computer Literacy: Computers in First-Year Composition As Topic and Environment.” Computers and Composition 17 : 289 -307. ———. 2001...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 568–573.
Published: 01 October 2010
... Composing in FirstYear Composition Michael Pennell In fall 2009, many colleges and universities found themselves on the front lines of the battle against the H1N1 virus (more commonly known as swine flu). The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Department...
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Pedagogy (2004) 4 (1): 65–92.
Published: 01 January 2004
... Text in a Large First-Year Writing Program.” In (Re)Visioning Composition Textbooks: Conflicts of Culture, Ideology, and Pedagogy , ed. Xin Liu Gale and Frederic G. Gale, 249 -66. Albany: State University of New York Press. Gates, Henry Louis, Jr. 1994 . “Goodbye,Columbus? Notes on the Culture...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2006
... 61 : 307 -27. Pedagogy: Critical Approaches to Teaching Literature, Language, Composition, and Culture Volume 6, Number 1, © 2006 Duke University Press 123 Exploring Ambiguity and Intention: Higher Learning for First-Year Readers and Writers Johanna Schmertz In How to Read a Page, I. A. Richards...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (1): 9–22.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Ellen C. Carillo This article argues for the importance of teaching reading in first-year composition courses within a metacognitive framework called mindful reading . Crucial for developing more comprehensive literacy practices that students can transfer into other courses and contexts...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (2): 283–300.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Clancy Ratliff This article presents a new examination of the history of the first-year composition requirement using the “adaptive cycle” idea about the resilience of systems. The author argues that we may be experiencing the collapse of required FYC and should look to other possible futures...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 141–148.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Joshua Daniel-Wariya; Lynn C. Lewis This article describes the rationale, development, and implementation of a digital archival curriculum within the first-year composition program at Oklahoma State University. Such a curriculum helps students engage genuine inquiry to discover arguments rather...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Stephanie White Through classroom observations and semi-structured, text-based interviews, this study analyzes the impact of a service-learning first-year composition course on students’ rhetorical knowledge. Students’ own words are used to describe their transformative experiences related...
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Pedagogy (2024) 24 (1): 117–136.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Vivian Kao Abstract Drawing on object-oriented approaches to rhetoric and the scholarship of museum education, the author describes her development of a first-year composition experience that puts observation at the center of first-year writing—observation of an art object and its context...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (1): 161–176.
Published: 01 January 2014
...Lisa M. Dresner This article details a newspaper-based composition exercise focused on examining coverage of a trio of local political sex scandals. The exercise encouraged first-year composition students to analyze how the rhetorical strategies that the New York Post used in covering these three...
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Pedagogy (2024) 24 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 January 2024
...Sarah Moon Abstract This article argues that the oral performance of personal monologues in firstyear composition courses allows students to identify meaningfully with one another across difference at a time when the American political climate too often forecloses such opportunities. The author...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 April 2018
...Kim Brian Lovejoy; Steve Fox; Scott Weeden Drawing on research in systems theory and their own programmatic efforts to recognize, value, and integrate language differences in first-year composition, the authors argue for a multilevel approach for sustainable and systemic change to occur. Multilevel...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 171–183.
Published: 01 January 2020
...Jerry Stinnett In many ways, the transformative character of developing critical consciousness reflects the dynamics of acquiring threshold concepts. Drawing from research into threshold concept acquisition, the author argues that critical first-year composition instruction can more effectively...
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Pedagogy (2020) 20 (1): 157–170.
Published: 01 January 2020
... approaches to two pedagogical ecologies: first-year composition and an upper-level feminist rhetorics course. Predicting Futures, Performing Feminisms Chronology and Ideology in Composition Classrooms Eric Detweiler and Kate Lisbeth Pantelides Rereading Karen Kopelson s Rhetoric on the Edge of Cunning...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 39–42.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Irwin Weiser Abstract This article discusses how the concept of undergraduate research has evolved from an artificial academic exercise, typically introduced in firstyear composition courses, to an authentic activity that engages students in primary research. Through these authentic experiences...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (3): 373–394.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Rachel McCabe Abstract Any attempt to control the content and conversations of first-year composition classrooms has become increasingly complicated by social media and technology. Building on the types of textual difficulty explored by scholars like Mariolina Rizzi Salvatori and Patricia Donahue...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (3): 519–526.
Published: 01 October 2015
...Lindsey Row-Heyveld This article explores the advantages of pairing disability studies with the study of rhetoric/composition in the first-year seminar classroom. Examining the ways in which both disability studies and rhetoric interrogate issues of construction, it argues that the two fields...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (3): 526–532.
Published: 01 October 2016
... that a first-year composition class espouses — audience, context, and purpose, to start — are the very things that service members must consider when accomplishing their missions. In fact, I would go so far as to suggest that the Army triumvirate of “tasks, conditions, standards” is just another way...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (1): 183–191.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Rob Faunce The renewed interest in personal essays in composition complicates the contested, tricky personal identity negotiations for students and faculty in first-year writing, particularly in manifestations and representations of the body in both the classroom and writing spaces...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 315–324.
Published: 01 April 2009
..., the Jailhouse, and Pedagogy Chuck Jackson For the past two years, I have brought in the subject of prisons to arrest the attention of students enrolled in Composition II, the second part of a first-year writing sequence that teaches the argumentative research paper required of all students...