College Composition and Communication
Volume 64, Number 3, February 2013
For bulk pricing or author discounts, please contact our Customer Service Department.From the Editor: The (Continuing) Wisdom of Students
Kathleen Blake YanceyAfrican American Language, Rhetoric, and Students’ Writing: New Directions for SRTOL
Staci M. Perryman-Clark
Abstract: This article offers a case study of how three African American students enrolled in a first-year writing course employ Ebonics-based phonological and syntactical patterns across writing assignments, including those that also require students to compose multigenre essays.Motivation and Connection: Teaching Reading (and Writing) in the Composition Classroom
Abstract: Drawing on qualitative research conducted at the University of Michigan, this article examines the extent to which composition instructors theorize and teach reading-writing connections and argues that explicitly teaching reading-writing connections may increase student motivation to complete assigned reading. The article also discusses using model texts as an effective means of teaching those connections.Beyond Standards: Disciplinary and National Perspectives on Habits of Mind
Abstract: This article situates the Framework for Success in Postsecondary Writing
in current educational policy and in the discipline of rhetoric and composition. It argues the Framework
positions the discipline to address gaps in American education by reinvigorating historical and traditional frames for writing instruction—ancient rhetoric and the liberal arts tradition. Although this realignment challenges technocratic assumptions about education, it raises pragmatic and ethical questions about assessing habits of mind that rhetoric and composition must consider.2012 CCCC Exemplar Award Acceptance Speech
Abstract: This is a written version of the acceptance speech the Mike Rose gave at the CCCC Convention in St. Louis on March 22, 2012.Reviews
Abstract: Three scholars review the following:College: What It Was, Is, and Should Be
by Andrew Delbanco and We’re Losing Our Minds: Rethinking American Higher Education
by Richard P. Keeling and Richard H. Hersh
"Rhetoric Matters: Why Denial May Not Work This Time"
"Jeremiad and Insularity"
"Asking the Right Questions"
Marlene R. MinerReview Essay: Diversity, Language, and Possibility: Four New Studies of What Might Be
Asao B. Inoue
The Cherokee Syllabary: Writing the People’s Perseverance by Ellen CushmanCCC Poster Page 13: Writing across the Curriculum/Writing in the DisciplinesCCCC NewsAnnouncements and Calls
Keepin’ It Hushed: The Barbershop and African American Hush Harbor Rhetoric by Vorris L. Nunley
Diverse by Design: Literacy Education within Multicultural Institutions by Christopher Schroeder
Code-Meshing as World English: Pedagogy, Policy, Performance, edited by Vershawn Ashanti Young and Aja Y. Martinez