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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 (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 (2018) 18 (2): 295–316.
Published: 01 April 2018
... . “ The Changing Face of the Novel .” Reading Teacher 66 . 2 : 145 – 48 . Stratman Jacob , ed. 2016 . Lessons in Disability: Essays on Teaching with Young Adult Literature . Jefferson, NC : McFarland . The Young Archive and First- Year Writing Using School Stories to Encourage Students...
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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. Copyright © 2018 Duke University Press 2018 language/linguistic diversity language awareness teacher training first-year writing language policy writing program administration Works...
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Pedagogy (2024) 24 (1): 95–115.
Published: 01 January 2024
... as it relates to the English course that reaches more college students than any other: first-year writing. The first important answer, then, to Wells's question relative to first-year writing is that we can reframe the rhetorical situation in which students communicate. First-year writing is an appropriate...
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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 (2015) 15 (3): 519–526.
Published: 01 October 2015
... 2015 by Duke University Press 2015 disability composition rhetoric superpowers first-year seminar superheroes comics writing instruction film Works Cited Bérubé Michael . 2005 . “Disability and Narrative.” PMLA 120 . 2 : 568 – 76 . Harris-Moore Deborah...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 27–54.
Published: 01 January 2021
.... When It s Outside of You Writing as Advocacy in First- Year Composition Stephanie White Halfway through a class session near the beginning of the semester, the fifteen students who make up this section of Dr. Palmer s1 first- year composition course at Capitol University2 in Washington, DC...
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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (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...