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2013 December TETYC, v41.2

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Level(s): College

ISBN/ISSN: 0098-6291


Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Volume 41, Number 2, December 2013

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Editorial: Acronyms Repurposed
Jeff Sommers

Feature: “Just-in-Time” Curriculum for the Basic Writing Classroom
Patrick Sullivan
Abstract: A pilot study finds that branching, just-in-time curriculum may be of considerable benefit to some basic writing students.

Feature: Responding to Student Traumatic Writing: A Psychologist’s View
John MacDevitt (New Voice)
Abstract: A counseling center psychologist / composition instructor applies psychological research and his experience to the question of how to respond to personal expressive writing in the classroom.

Feature: Blogging in the Literature Survey Course: Making Relevance, Not Waiting for It
Emily Wender (New Voice)
Abstract: Classifying the literature survey course as an exit from literary study more often than an “introduction” to advanced courses, this article explores how sophomore-level literature courses can use the genre of published literary blogs to help student writers find relevance in their reading of unfamiliar texts.

Feature: Emphasizing “Community” in the Community College Experience: The Value of a Liberal Arts Education
Cheryl Almeda and Julie Stotz-Ghosh (New Voices)
Abstract: This essay describes the unique advantage community college students have of concentrating their liberal arts studies in the intimate environment of their two-year experience, sharing examples of successful strategies that emphasize and build community in the liberal arts tradition at Kalamazoo Valley Community College.

Poem: The New Edition
Lucia Cherciu

Inquiry: A Brief History of SoTL and Some Definitions
Holly Hassel


Books reviewed are:

Vernacular Eloquence: What Speech Can Bring to Writing by Peter Elbow; reviewed by Patrick Sullivan, and by Annie Del Principe and Holly Hassel, with a Response from Peter Elbow

From Form to Meaning: Freshman Composition and the Long Sixties, 1957–1974 by David Fleming; reviewed by Chris Warnick

Agency in the Age of Peer Production by Quentin D. Vieregge, Kyle D. Stedman, Taylor Joy Mitchell, and Joseph M. Moxley; reviewed by Sean Barnette

Agents of Integration: Understanding Transfer as a Rhetorical Act by Rebecca S. Nowacek; reviewed by Deanna Mascle

How to Write a Sentence and How to Read One by Stanley Fish; Several Short Sentences about Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg; reviewed by Peter Wayne Moe


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