College English

Articles from Vol. 79, No. 2, November

Assessment, Social Justice, and Latinxs in the US Community College
Elena sat opposite me in the soft glow of my office lamp. Her youthful face pressed forward, her expression all earnestness and hope. She began quietly, describing her immigration from Mexico not many years earlier and her almost immediate enrollment...
Beyond Translingual Writing
Following the publication of the 2011 College English manifesto "Language Difference in Writing: Toward a Translingual Turn," authored by Bruce Horner, Min-Zhan Lu, Jacqueline Jones Royster, and John Trimbur, translingualism has emerged as a popular...
Expanding the Dialogue on Writing Assessment at HBCUs: Foundational Assessment Concepts and Legacies of Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Racial identity and linguistic difference are deeply embedded in the way teachers of writing think about linguistic features of oral and written performance (Ball 360; Canagarajah, "Negotiating" 62-4; J. Jordan 17-21; Gilyard, Composition 45-8; Peckham,...
Making Classroom Writing Assessment More Visible, Equitable, and Portable through Digital Badging
For writing teachers, the term assessment conjures a host of negative reactions as assessment is often framed as a mandate from administrators or legislators, those with more institutional power but less direct contact with students and their writing....
Queered Writing Assessment
In Assessing the Teaching of Writing: Twenty-First Century Trends and Technologies, Amy Dayton notes, "When assessing their work, teachers and programs create narratives that illustrate what they have set out to do and how they are working toward those...
Toward Writing as Social Justice: An Idea Whose Time Has Come
In her last book published in 2013, Responsibility for Justice, the late political theorist Iris Marion Young wrote,While there are vast disagreements about why, almost no one in American society today thinks that educational opportunity is equal . ....
Who We Are(n't) Assessing: Racializing Language and Writing Assessment in Writing Program Administration
Decisions about writing assessment are rooted in racial and linguistic identity; the consequences for many writing assessment decisions are often reflective of the judgments made about who does and does not deserve opportunities for success, opportunities...
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