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2011 September TETYC, v39.1

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Volume 39, Number 1, September 2011

Level(s): College

ISBN/ISSN: 0098-6291


Teaching English in the Two-Year College (TETYC)
Volume 39, Number 1, September 2011

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Poem: Sign
C. D. Albin

Report: Research and Scholarship in the Two-Year College
Two-Year College English Association
Abstract: This report is a revised version of the original document, first published in 2004.

What to Make of the Five-Paragraph Theme: History of the Genre and Implications
Michelle Tremmel (New Voice)
Abstract: This article traces the history of the five-paragraph theme and the views about it, along with arguing for its elimination in writing instruction in favor of problem-based, “rich-task” writing experiences for students.

From Rigidity to Freedom: An English Department’s Journey in Rethinking How We Teach and Assess Writing
Chris Strouthopoulos (New Voice) and Janet L. Peterson
Abstract: This essay chronicles an English department overhauling its rubric design, curriculum, and portfolio in order to emphasize a wider range of “real-world” writing.

A Personal Touch: Embedding Library Faculty into Online English 102
Casey Kadavy (New Voice) and Kim Chuppa-Cornell
Abstract: This article describes the collaborative process of including library faculty in an online English composition course and the effect on students’ research.

What Works for Me
Michelle Rhodes (New Voice); Pamela Tambornino (New Voice); Eric Bateman; Amanda Hayes (New Voice); Jane Arnold (New Voice)
Abstract: Legos Build the Way to Successful Process Analysis Writing, Michelle Rhodes (New Voice)

Native American Elder Stories Make Descriptive Essays Easier, Pamela Tambornino (New Voice)

Teaching Writing Style and Revision, Eric Bateman

Dialect and Language Analysis Assignment, Amanda Hayes (New Voice)

A Scaffolded Essay Assignment on Poetry, Jane Arnold (New Voice)



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