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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 285–300.
Published: 01 April 2011
.... 2005 . Spunk and Bite: A Writer's Guide to Punchier, More Engaging Language and Style . New York: Random House. Beyond Grammar Linguistics in Language and Writing Courses Ann Evans Over the past half century, traditional rule-­based prescriptive/proscriptive teaching methods have been...
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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...
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Pedagogy (2018) 18 (1): 157–173.
Published: 01 January 2018
...Matthew A. Vetter; Matthew J. Nunes Multimajor professional writing courses are becoming extremely common in English departments, which presents specific challenges for curricular design because of the diversity of the majors and professional goals of students. This article describes...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 562–568.
Published: 01 October 2012
... evaluate where they are as orators and push them to greater heights. This service-learning course gives his Tulane students a new reason to care about what they read and write about, while simultaneously advancing Tulane’s dedication to service-learning and community outreach. © 2012 by Duke University...
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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 (3): 427–453.
Published: 01 October 2021
... their annotations, which yielded rich insights into their reading and interpretation processes. Before the second meeting of the course, students completed their first annotations task. For Benjamin Franklin's ([1758] 2013 ) satirical essay, “The Way to Wealth,” they were to write eight annotations using...
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Pedagogy (2022) 22 (1): 99–119.
Published: 01 January 2022
...Kay Halasek; Susan Lang; Addison Koneval Abstract This article examines a required undergraduate empirical methods course in writing, rhetoric, and literacy to assess how well it introduces humanities students to empirical research methods. The common curriculum contains a commitment to affordable...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (2): 331–352.
Published: 01 April 2009
... this member of the chemistry department put the lessons learned into action as he taught freshman writing for the first time. Rachelle Ankney taught an introductory writing course as a break from teaching many sections of introductory college math. She enjoyed learning a whole new approach to writing and had...
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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 (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 (2015) 15 (3): 459–475.
Published: 01 October 2015
... basic writing students to ask the important question: should learning-disabled students receive more institutionally sanctioned time, attention, and pedagogical care than mainstream students, especially if they are also in basic writing courses? I offer course-based tutoring and peer review and response...
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Pedagogy (2021) 21 (1): 170–178.
Published: 01 January 2021
... describes a pilot project where, instead of taking a developmental education reading and writing course, the students co-enrolled in a zero-credit social sciences skills lab and at least one college-level gateway course. The lab focuses on reading and writing in the disciplines. Using classroom examples...
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Pedagogy (2009) 9 (1): 97–120.
Published: 01 January 2009
...Emily Isaacs Fueled by disciplinary disagreements and resource fights, comp/lit conflicts continue. However, productive collaboration is possible and an opportunity remains in developing general education writing courses. A general education course in teaching writing through literature is argued...
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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 (2019) 19 (3): 433–454.
Published: 01 October 2019
... writing course at a large midwestern university. The authors identify and describe a feature of student reflective writing involving the use of emotional language and, working from their findings, suggest a teaching strategy and set of classroom activities aimed at leveraging students’ emotive expressions...
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Pedagogy (2016) 16 (1): 53–71.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Michael Bunn This article illuminates how reading serves as the foundation for writing workshops in both composition and creative writing courses. It discusses cooperative learning and improved student writing as two main goals for workshop and explains how both are completely reliant on student...
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Pedagogy (2012) 12 (3): 550–555.
Published: 01 October 2012
... prose style and student writing. Additionally, the novel’s characters admit to difficulties with composition, such as language usage and organization in letter writing, that seem eerily familiar to those voiced by novice writers in a freshman writing course. Mangiavellano contends that students eagerly...
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Pedagogy (2011) 11 (2): 325–348.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Joseph J. Letter This essay discusses the impact of using serialized reading texts, like magazines, in writing instruction. It explains an advanced expository writing course that uses the New Yorker magazine as a frame for addressing the significance of contemporaneity and performance in student...
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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 (2023) 23 (1): 21–49.
Published: 01 January 2023
...Jason Maxwell Abstract The article recounts the author's experiences designing an undergraduate business writing course that bridges the long-standing divide between the traditional liberal arts and professionally-oriented forms of education. This course, organized around the television series...