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2015 May TETYC, v42.4

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ISBN/ISSN: 0098-6291


Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Volume 42, Number 4, May 2015

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Editorial: The Complexities of “College Success”
Jeff Sommers

Feature: The Two-Year College Teacher-Scholar-Activist
Patrick Sullivan
Abstract: I suggest that we deliberately frame our professional identity, in part, as activists—accepting and embracing the revolutionary and inescapably political nature of our work.

Poem: Of Essays and Eight Ball
Rick Kempa

Feature: “We’ve Come a Long Way, Baby”: A Former TYCA Chair Looks Back
Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt
Abstract: In this latest of a series of commentaries from former chairs of the national Two-Year College English Association (TYCA), Carolyn Calhoon-Dillahunt, TYCA Chair (2010–2013), shares her experiences and observations.

Feature: Heterosexual Readers in Search of Queer Authenticity through Self-Selected LGBT Novels
John Pruitt
Abstract: By understanding how students read novels about the Other before class discussion, instructors can adapt lectures and lessons that will lead students toward becoming more astute readers.

Poem: Holter Heart Monitor at Midterm
Marnie Bullock Dresser

Feature: Promoting Teacher Presence: Strategies for Effective and Efficient Feedback to Student Writing Online
Stephanie Cox, Jennifer Black, Jill Heney, and Melissa Keith (New Voices)
Abstract: This essay uses the Community of Inquiry model to discuss strategies online writing instructors can use to provide effective feedback to students while intentionally creating a sense of human presence.

Poem: Filling the Spaces
Paige Riehl

Feature: Publishing in Developmental Writing
Karen L. Henderson (New Voice)
Abstract: This essay details the foundational theory as well as the practical problems that led to the creation of this class project that focuses on authentic audience and persistent revision practices. The author won a Diana Hacker Award.

Feature: Developing a Writing Across the Curriculum Program for a Two-Year Nursing College
Michael Berger (New Voice)
Abstract: This article describes the key features of the WAC program at the Christ College of Nursing and Health Sciences in Cincinnati. the author won a Diana Hacker Award.

Inquiry: Analyzing Evidence
Holly Hassel

Abstract: Reviewed are:
Chasing Literacy: Reading and Writing in an Age of Acceleration, by Daniel Keller, Reviewed by Kathleen Alves
Retention and Resistance: Writing Instruction and Students Who Leave, by Pegeen Reichert Powell, Reviewed by Christine Rudisel


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