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Hamp-Lyons, Liz. “Review Essay: Uncovering Possibilities for a Constructivist Paradigm for Writing Assessment.” Rev. of Assessing Writing by Brian Huot and Kathleen Blake Yancey; New Directions in Portfolio Assessment: Reflective Practice, Critical Theory, and Large Scale Scoring by Laurel Black, Donald Daiker, Jeffrey Sommers and Gail Stygall; Teaching and Assessing Writing by Edward M. White; Validating Holistic Scoring for Writing Assessment by Michael Williamson and Brian Huot. CCC 46.3 (1995): 446-455.
Myers, Miles and Lil Brannon. “Interchanges: The National Standards Movement and CCCC.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 438-445.
Nelson, Jennie. “Reading Classrooms as Text: Exploring Student Writers’ Interpretive Practices.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 411-429.
Nelson claims new college students are not as ignorant of academic discourse conventions as many assume. She claims that while students may not know certain disciplinary conventions, they have appropriated school culture and are literate about how classrooms work. Through case studies of four students, Nelson advocates that teachers position themselves as “outsiders to our students’ interpretive practices in order to explore the structure of assumptions that guides students’ choices when they write.”
ccc46.3 Students Writing Assignments Teacher Research Classrooms Interpretation Reading Authority Comments
- Anderson, Worth, Cynthia Best, Alycia Black, John Hurst, Brandt Miller, and Susan Miller. ” Cross-Curricular Underlife: A Collaborative Report on Ways with Academic Words .” CCC 41 (1990): 11-36.
- Applebee, Arthur N., et al. Contexts for Learning to Write: Studies of Secondary School Instruction. Norwood. NJ: Ablex. 1984.
- Bartholomae. David. “Inventing the University.” When a Writer Can’t Write. Ed. Mike Rose. New York: Guilford. 1985. 13-65.
- Brown, John Seely, Allan Collins, and Paul Duguid. “Situated Cognition and the Culture of Learning.” Educational Researcher 18 (1989): 32-42.
- Como, Lyn. “What it Means to be Literate about Classrooms.” Classrooms and Literacy. Ed. David Bloome. Norwood. NJ: Ablex. 1989.29-52.
- Como, Lyn. and Ellen B. Mandinach. “The Role of Cognitive Engagement in Classroom Learning and Motivation.” Educational Psychologist 18 (1983): 88-108.
- Doyle, Walter. “Academic Work.” Review of Educational Research 53 (1983): 159-99.
- Dyson, Anne Haas. “Learning to Write/Learning to Do School: Emergent Writers’ Interpretations of School Literacy Tasks.” Research in the Teaching of English 18 (1984): 233-64.
- Fish, Stanley. Is There a Text in This Class? Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1980.
- Flower, Linda, Victoria Stein, John Ackerman, Margaret Kantz, Kathleen McCormick, and Wayne Peck. Reading-To-Write: Exploring a Cognitive and Social Process. New York: Oxford UP, 1990
- Flynn, Elizabeth A. ” Composing as a Woman .” CCC 39 (1988): 423-35.
- Harris, Joseph. ” The Idea of Community in the Study of Writing .” CCC 40 (1989): 11-22.
- Haswell, Janis Tedesco and Richard Haswell. “Gendership and the Miswriting of Students.” CCC 46 (1995). 223-54.
- Heath, Shirley Brice. Ways with Words. New York: Cambridge UP, 1983.
- Hull, Glynda, and Mike Rose. ” ‘This Wooden Shack Place’: The Logic of an Unconventional Reading.” CCC 41 (1990): 287-98.
- Kirsch, Gesa. “Students’ Interpretations of Writing Tasks: A Case Study.” Journal of Basic Writing 7.2 (1988): 81-90.
- McCarthy, Lucille Parkinson. “A Stranger in Strange Lands: A College Student Writing Across the Disciplines.” Research in the Teaching of English 21 (1987): 233-65.
- Marshall, James D. “Process and Product: Case Studies of Writing in Two Content Areas.” Contexts for Learning to Write: Studies of Secondary School Instruction. Arthur N. Applebee. Norwood, NJ: Ablex, 1984. 149-68.
- Nelson, Jennie. “This Was an Easy Assignment: Examining How Students Interpret Academic Writing Tasks.” Research in the Teaching of English 24 (1990): 362-96.
- Nystrand, Martin, and Adam Gamoran. “Instructional Discourse, Student Engagement, and Literature Achievement.” Research in the Teaching of English 25 (1991): 261-90.
- Penrose, Ann M. “To Write or Not to Write.” Written Communication 9 (1992): 465-500.
- Peterson, Linda H. ” Gender and the Autobiographical Essay .” CCC 42 (1991): 170-83.
- Rose, Mike. Lives on the Boundary: The Struggles and Achievements of America’s Underprepared. New York: Free Press, 1989.
- Walvoord, Barbara E., and Lucille P. McCarthy. Thinking and Writing in College: A Naturalistic Study of Students in Four Disciplines. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1990.
Mirskin, Jerry. “Writing as a Process of Valuing.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 387-410.
Mirskin proposes conceiving writing in terms of how writers value their subjects. Meaning occurs when “statements ‘press’ against shared contexts of attitude and value.” Through writing students signify values: they call out significant responses in their readers. Mirskin differentiates valuing from purpose. Purpose is the effect eh writer tries to achieve and is more concerned with an end product. Valuing is a gesture or activity of writing that calls upon an audience’s responses that reflect attitude. Mirskin suggests ways teachers might prompt valuing through comments and shares examples of his own interactions with students valuing within a text.
ccc46.3 Language Value Meaning Process World Terms Writing Response Attitude Understanding MMead Society MBakhtin Nature
- Abrams. M. H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 4th ed. New York: Holt. 1981.
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McLeod, Susan H. “Pygmalion or Golem? Teacher Affect and Efficacy.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 369-386.
McLeod defines the role of affect in teaching writing. She claims teacher’s expectations of students, their empathy, and own sense of self-efficacy greatly shape students’ writing. Parallels are drawn between affective teacher-student relationships and administrative-teacher relationships.
ccc46.3 Teachers Students Efficacy Sense Composition Teaching Writing Expectations Affect Empathy Class Faculty Research Achievement Classrooms
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- Bandura, Albert. “Self-Efficacy: Toward a Unifying Theory of Behavioral Change.” Psychological Review 84 (1977): 191-215.
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- Brand, Alice Glarden. The Psychology of Writing: The Affective Experience. New York: Greenwood, 1989.
- —. “Social Cognition, Emotions, and the Psychology of Writing.” Journal of Advanced Composition 11 (1991): 395-407.
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- Brofenbrenner, Uri. “The Experimental Ecology of Education.” Educational Researcher 5 (1976): 5-15.
- Brophy, Jere. “Teachers’ Expectations, Motives, and Goals for Working with Problem Students.” Research on Motivation in Education. Vol. 2. Ed. Carole Ames and Russell Ames. New York: Academic, 1985. 175-214.
- Bullock, Richard, and John Trimbur, eds. The Politics of Writing Instruction: Postsecondary. Portsmouth, NY: Boynton, 1991.
- CCCC Committee on Professional Standards, “CCCC Initiatives on the Wyoming Conference Resolution: A Draft Report .” CCC 40 (1989): 61-72.
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- Schniedewind, Nancy. “Feminist Values: Guidelines for Teaching Methodology in Women’s Studies.” Friere for the Classroom: A Sourcebook for Liberatory Teaching. Ed. Ira Shor. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton, 1987. 170-79.
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- Slevin, James. “Depoliticizing and Politicizing Composition Studies.” The Politics of Writing Instruction: Postsecondary. Bullock and Trimbur, 1-21.
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Flynn, Elizabeth A. “Feminism and Scientism.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 353-368.
Flynn argues that recent feminist analyses of gender and power can illuminate how composition studies has struggled for legitimacy and power within the academy. Specifically feminist critiques of scientific epistemologies can reveal how it may “endanger those in marginalized positions.” Flynn provides a brief overview of scientist tendencies within the field as a “defense in the struggle against its chief adversary, literary studies” and discusses ways of gaining authority outside “masculinized identifications” with science.
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- Fetterley, Judith. The Resisting Reader: A Feminist Approach to American Fiction. Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1978.
- Flax, Jane. “The End of Innocence.” Feminists Theorize the Political. Ed. Judith Butler and Joan W. Scott. New York: Routledge, 1992. 445-63.
- Flower, Linda. ” Cognition, Context, and Theory Building .” CCC 40 (1989): 282-311.
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- Hillocks, George E., Jr. Research on Written Composition: New Directions for Teaching. Urbana: Eric Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, 1986.
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- Keller, Evelyn Fox. Reflections on Gender and Science. New Haven: Yale UP, 1985.
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Simmons, Sue Carter. “Constructing Writers: Barrett Wendell’s Pedagogy at Harvard.” CCC 46.3 (1995): 327-352.
Simmons examines the pedagogy of Barrett Wendell, composition teacher at Harvard University in the late 19th century. She challenges historical views that tie him inextricably to current-traditional rhetoric. She cites his use of student peer editing, his conferences with students, and his allowance of students to choose their own subjects as evidence of a more nuanced pedagogy, one that complicates the relationship between current-traditional rhetoric and process pedagogies.
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