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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2018
..., writing, and intellectual development. The Young Archive and First- Year Writing Using School Stories to Encourage Students’ Scholarly Identity David Aitchison Introduction: College, Identity, and Development American colleges and universities commonly articulate their missions in terms...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (2): 317–343.
Published: 01 April 2018
... work functions to identify points of leverage for enacting language rights in institutional settings. Cluster on Teaching Multilingual Writers Linguistic Diversity as Resource A Multilevel Approach to Building Awareness in FirstYear Writing Programs (and Beyond) Kim Brian...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 331–352.
Published: 01 April 2009
...Paul Hanstedt; Gary Hollis; Rachelle Ankney; Hans Zorn; Gordon Marsh The Roanoke College Writing Initiative Grant (WIG) program provides a two-thousand-dollar stipend for non-English Department faculty to teach in the first-year writing program. Faculty is expected to teach three iterations...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (3): 531–539.
Published: 01 October 2014
... of teaching a first-year writing course on the theme of masculinity. The gender imbalance of this class, with a majority of male students, combined with the course theme, contributed to an environment that raised unanticipated questions, which prompted the reconsideration of the intersections of critical...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (2): 277–294.
Published: 01 April 2021
... for democracy. This article describes an institutional‐review‐board‐approved, experimental study to answer this question. Three sections of the same firstyear reading and writing course were compared: one section did not use commonplace books, a second section used commonplace books that included quotations...
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Pedagogy (2006) 6 (1): 128–132.
Published: 01 January 2006
.... Attention to the what and the how of reading together gave students a deeper appreciation of the resources of language. And I think Richards s theories suggest I should never have imagined I could separate the two in the first place. 128 pedagogy Writing and Citizenship: Using Blogs to Teach First-Year...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 service-learning first-year composition community engagement rhetorical knowledge writing process Works Cited Bacon Nora . 2001 . “ Setting the Course for Service-Learning Research .” Reflections 2 , no. 1 : 2 – 7 . Bitzer...
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Pedagogy (2015) 15 (3): 519–526.
Published: 01 October 2015
.... Reading Batman, Writing X-­Men Superpowers and Disabilities in the FirstYear Seminar Lindsey Row-­Heyveld Early in a firstyear seminar (FYS) course I taught at Canisius College, my students listened to “Mother of Invention,” Karen Sosnoski’s 2006 piece on the popular radio program...
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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 (2012) 12 (2): 353–366.
Published: 01 April 2012
... Comprehensive Examination in English shapes attitudes or assumptions about writing. For this study, first-year writing students responded to a prompt that asked them to reconstruct an essay they wrote for the exam, as well as their feelings before, during, and after writing the essay. Evidence suggests...
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Pedagogy (2019) 19 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 October 2019
... might identify and use these features to teach effective reflective practices and to interact with student reflective writing. This study uses Gorzelsky et al.’s (2016) taxonomy of metacognitive behaviors to examine the end-of-semester reflective essays of undergraduate students enrolled in a first-year...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (2): 356–367.
Published: 01 April 2016
... and teaching a first-year writing course called the Monstrous and the Human at the University of Delaware. The concept of monstrousness and the problem of race may at first appear unrelated, yet this is precisely the strength of the course, which relies on a method of defamiliarization. Course readings begin...
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Pedagogy (2008) 8 (3): 447–465.
Published: 01 October 2008
...Beth Daniell; Laura Davis; Linda Stewart; Ellen Taber The first-year writing program at Kennesaw State University has found its in-house conference (IHC) to be an important venue for faculty development. Based on the assumption that teachers actually know what they are doing, the IHC invites...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 544–549.
Published: 01 October 2012
...Ashlie K. Sponenberg This article examines the applicability of controversial course themes in the first-year writing classroom. It narrates examples of student resistance to readings and discussions that led to intellectual and personal discomfort, and then assesses the benefits (improved critical...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 159–169.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Sarah Finn This article explored a community-engaged, first-year writing course that partnered students with student activist groups on campus at Northeastern University in Boston. Their placement with peers connected them with the campus network and illuminated the ways that they could advocate...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 121–133.
Published: 01 January 2009
... in first-year writing courses and that we need to help students transfer those lessons across the curriculum. By asking students to read “with” and “against” the grain of texts, I give them tangible ways to rough up and pull apart the sources we read together. Students find this language useful in helping...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (2): 253–280.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Staci M. Perryman-Clark In response to the need for additional teacher-research on African American students, this article offers a case study of how one African American student-writer successfully produces expository writing in an Afrocentric first-year writing course at Michigan State University...
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Pedagogy (2010) 10 (3): 568–573.
Published: 01 October 2010
...Michael Pennell This essay describes a project in a first-year writing course in which students created video Public Service Announcements. The project resulted from a university-sponsored contest to prevent the spread of the H1N1 virus on campus. Illustrating the process of creating such video...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (3): 437–459.
Published: 01 October 2022
...Nathan Shepley Abstract This article uses narrative inquiry to examine one instructor's experiences teaching two first-year writing classes, each one marked by different pedagogical choices. Themed with the topic of place and foregrounding the recurring example of Appalachia, the classes were...
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Pedagogy (2014) 14 (1): 107–135.
Published: 01 January 2014
...James Heiman Teaching nontraditional themes in first-year writing courses sometimes confuses students and frustrates instructors. This article shows how using a transformative, critical-thinking pedagogy challenges the content and purpose of “English” courses—making such themes more accessible...