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2012 December TETYC, v40.2

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Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Volume 40, Number 2, December 2012

Level(s): College

ISBN/ISSN: 0098-6291


Teaching English in the Two-Year College

Volume 40, Number 2, December 2012

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Editorial: Special Issue on Creative Writing in the Two-Year College

The End of the Community College English Profession
Keith Kroll
Abstract: As a result of neoliberalism, the “grand experiment” of the community college, as that of “Democracy’s college,” is coming to an end.

Poem: How to Catch a Fly
Steve Straight

Rendering the Idea of a Writing Program: A Look at Six Two-Year Colleges
Joseph Janangelo and Jeffrey Klausman
Abstract: By offering an annotated image of a half-dozen two-year college writing “programs,” this essay seeks to raise awareness of the challenges facing those who promote, work in, work toward, or participate in the development of two-year college writing programs and to consider how the “idea” of a writing program plays out in shaping those challenges.

Integrating Critical Thinking into the Assessment of College Writing
Frost McLaughlin and Miriam Moore
Abstract: The authors describe their attempt to devise a practical way to integrate critical thinking more overtly into the assessment of college writing across the disciplines.

Poem: Just Fourteen Lines before the Reception
John Presley

A Tale of Two Courses: Using Praxis to Link Writing Center Training with First-Year Composition
Barbara L. Gordon and Cassandra Kircher
Abstract: This article explicates the benefits of linking writing center consultant training with first-year composition and provides readers with guidance for engaging in such a collaboration.

Wikipedia, “the People Formerly Known as the Audience,” and First-Year Writing
Michael Kuhne and Gill Creel
Abstract: Writing in and about Wikipedia encourages students to think about the outcomes of their writing and, by extension, changes the student/teacher relationship in pedagogically useful ways.

Poem: Afterlife
Dana C. Elder

Poems: Bach’s Invention for First Grader, Wax Paper, and Comb and Taking Flight with Ferlinghetti
David Wright

What Works for Me
Heidi L. Johnsen; Shane Borrowman; George Alland (New Voice); Carlton Clark; Jan Geyer

Books Reviewed:

Walking and Talking Feminist Rhetorics: Landmark Essays and Controversies, edited by Lindal Buchanan and Kathleen J. Ryan; reviewed by Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson

Green, edited by Brooke Rollins and Lee Bauknight; reviewed by Beverly Faxon

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, vols. 1 and 2, edited by Charles Lowe and Pavel Zemliansky; reviewed by Rebecca Powell

Multiliteracy Centers: Writing Center Work, New Media, and Multimodal Rhetoric, edited by David M. Sheridan and James A. Inman; reviewed by Vincent D. Robles


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