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The Other Side of Pedagogy
The Other Side of Pedagogy (November 2014)
Lacan's Four Discourses and the Development of the Student Writer
T. R. Johnson - Author

Delineates Lacan’s theory of the four discourses as a practical framework through which faculty can reflect on where their students are, developmentally, and where they might go.

University classrooms are increasingly in crisis—though popular demands for accountability grow more insistent, no one seems to know what our teaching should seek to achieve. This book traces how we arrived at our current impa...(Read More)
 
 
Vernacular Insurrections
Vernacular Insurrections (April 2013)
Race, Black Protest, and the New Century in Composition-Literacies Studies
Carmen Kynard - Author

2015 James M. Britton Award, presented by Conference on English Education, a constituent organization within the National Council of Teachers of English

Relates Black Freedom Movements to literacy education.


Carmen Kynard locates literacy in the twenty-first century at the onset of new thematic and disciplinary imperatives brought into effect by Black Freedo...(Read More)
 
 
Death in the Classroom
Death in the Classroom (January 2009)
Writing about Love and Loss
Jeffrey Berman - Author

Shows how death education can be brought from the healing professions to the literature classroom.

In Death in the Classroom, Jeffrey Berman writes about Love and Loss, the course that he designed and taught two years after his wife’s death, in which he explored with his students the literature of bereavement. Berman, building on his previous courses that emphasized self-disclosing writing, shows ho...(Read More)
 
 
The Way Literacy Lives
The Way Literacy Lives (March 2008)
Rhetorical Dexterity and Basic Writing Instruction
Shannon Carter - Author

Challenges an autonomous model of literacy instruction in favor of one that recognizes and builds on students’ facility in navigating other rhetorical contexts.

Working from the premise that literacy is a social process rather than an autonomous practice, The Way Literacy Lives offers a curricular response to the political, material, social, and ideological constraints placed on literacy education...(Read More)
 
 
Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students
Teaching Writing with Latino/a Students (August 2007)
Lessons Learned at Hispanic-Serving Institutions
Cristina Kirklighter - Editor
Diana Cardenas - Editor
Susan Wolff Murphy - Editor

Engages the complexities of teaching Latino/a students at Hispanic-Serving Institutions.

This groundbreaking collection brings together the eclectic voices of two-year and four-year writing teachers at Hispanic-Serving Institutions (HSIs) throughout the United States to explore the complexities of teaching writing with Latino/a students. Made up of narratives, qualitative studies, and conversations, the book presen...(Read More)
 
 
The Locations of Composition
The Locations of Composition (July 2007)
Christopher J. Keller - Editor
Christian R. Weisser - Editor

Explores the concepts of space and place within composition studies.

The Locations of Composition examines how spaces, places, and locations define, problematize, and shape composition studies. From a wide variety of perspectives, including critical theory, rhetoric, cultural geography, genre theory, postcolonial studies, and media studies, the contributors explore the disciplinary boundaries and authority of...(Read More)
 
 
Anne Sexton
Anne Sexton (April 2007)
Teacher of Weird Abundance
Paula M. Salvio - Author
Madeleine R. Grumet - Foreword by

2008 AESA Critics’ Choice Award

The poet’s life as a teacher.

A Pulitzer Prize–winning poet who confessed the unrelenting anguish of addiction and depression, Anne Sexton (1928–1974) was also a dedicated teacher. In this book, Paula M. Salvio opens up Sexton’s classroom, uncovering a teacher who willfully demonstrated that the personal could also be plural. Look...(Read More)
 
 
Writing Environments
Writing Environments (February 2005)
Sidney I. Dobrin - Editor
Christopher J. Keller - Editor

Including interviews with several of America's leading environmental writers, this volume addresses the intersections between writing and nature.

Writing Environments
addresses the intersections between writing and nature through interviews with some of America's leading environmental writers. Those interviewed include Rick Bass, Cheryll Glotfelty, Annette Kolodny, Max Oelschlaeger, Simon J. Ortiz, David Quammen, ...(Read More)
 
 
Opening Spaces
Opening Spaces (March 2001)
Critical Pedagogy and Resistance Theory in Composition
Joe Marshall Hardin - Author

Examines the relationship between instruction and academic culture in the college writing classroom.

Calling for an empowerment of student authority and a realization of the constraints placed on critical teachers in the current educational climate, Opening Spaces proposes a new way to theorize critical work in the writing classroom recognizing the importance and materiality of student writing and employing curren...(Read More)
 
 
Insurrections
Insurrections (February 2001)
Approaches to Resistance in Composition Studies
Andrea Greenbaum - Editor
Gary A. Olson - Foreword by

Explores theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance," showing how this concept plays out in the college writing classroom.

A provocative collaboration by some of the foremost scholars in composition studies, this book explores both the theoretical and pedagogical approaches to "resistance." The contributors clarify not only the meaning(s) of resistance, through both a political and historical framework, but al...(Read More)
 
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