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2015 September TETYC, v43.1

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ISBN/ISSN: 0098-6291


Teaching English in the Two-Year College
Volume 43, Number 1, September 2015

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Editorial: New Voices and . . . Familiar Voices
Jeff Sommers

Feature: Reconsidering Transfer Knowledge at the Community College: Challenges and Opportunities
Howard Tinberg
Abstract: While formidable at both two- and four-year colleges, the obstacles to knowledge transfer from ENG 101 to other courses are especially challenging at community colleges—a point overlooked by transfer scholars in composition, whose gaze so often seems to be on universities and liberal arts colleges.

Feature: Living Composition
Nancy Sommers
Abstract: A veteran writing teacher asks the question—What keeps teaching fresh and new?—and discovers, in the process of writing a teaching narrative, how her teaching voice and writing voice intertwine, both in the classroom and on the page.

Poem: Chat at the missing water cooler
Edwina Jordan

Feature: Student Plagiarism and First-Year Composition: A Study
David W. Hartwig (New Voice)
Abstract: This study reports on student comprehension of plagiarism and plagiarism avoidance before and after the first-year composition course.

Poem: Rescued by Punctuation
Marty Steyer

Poem: Schrödinger’s Prosody
Vincent Peloso

Feature: Reading-Writing Integration in Developmental and First-Year Composition
Bill Marsh (New Voice)
Abstract: Based on research conducted at Wilbur Wright College, one of the City Colleges of Chicago, this article explores the strategies, methods, and theoretical frameworks used by English instructors to teach reading-writing connections in developmental and credit-level writing courses.

Instructional Note: Persistence, Responsibility, and Flexibility in First-Year Writing
Kathy Albertson
Abstract: Through genre awareness, first-year writing students compose a book review to practice habits of mind.

Readers Write: Response to “Student Plagiarism and First-Year Composition: A Study”
Jason Kahler (New Voice)

Poem: The Blood Countess Tells All
Elizabeth Johnston

Inquiry: Using Rubrics for Assessing Evidence of Student Learning
Holly Hassel

What Works for Me
Benjamin J. Blood (New Voice); Arina Bokas (New Voice)

Abstract: Reviewed are:

A Rhetoric for Writing Program Administrators, edited by Rita Malenczyk
Reviewed by Caitlin Holmes

A New Writing Classroom: Listening, Motivation, and Habits of Mind by Patrick Sullivan
Reviewed by Panshula Ganeshan

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