College Composition and Communication

Articles from Vol. 65, No. 4, June

Announcements and Calls
Search for New Editor of Teaching English in the Two-Year College: NCTE is seeking a new editor of Teaching English in the Two-Year College. In May 2016, the term of the present editor, JeffSommers, will end. Interested persons should send a letter of...
"A Revelation and a Delight": Nineteenth-Century Cambridge Women, Academic Collaboration, and the Cultural Work of Extracurricular Writing
Helen Gladstone-daughter of the Victorian prime minister W. E. Gladstone and his wife Catherine Glynne-was twenty-eight years old when she enrolled at Newnham College, Cambridge, in 1877. Bookish and past the marrying age, Helen, encouraged by her sister...
CCCC News
Candidates Announced: The CCCC Nominating Committee has named the following candidates for CCCC offices in the summer elections. Candidates for Assistant Chair (one to be elected; succeeding to posts of Associate Chair, Chair, and Immediate Past Chair...
Considering What It Means to Teach "Composition" in the Twenty-First Century
Multimodal Literacies and Emerging Genres Tracey Bowen and Carl Whithaus, eds. Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh Press, 2013. 356 pp.Redesigning Composition for Multilingual Realities Jay Jordan Urbana: CCCC and NCTE, 2012. 165 pp.First Semester: Graduate...
Expanding the Aims of Public Rhetoric and Writing Pedagogy: Writing Letters to Editors
Involving students in "public writing" is fraught with headaches of all sorts.-Christian R. Weisser, Moving beyond Academic DiscourseThis is headachy, heart-pounding work.-Nancy Welch, Living RoomThe letter to the editor opened with the line "Public...
From the Editor: A Field with a View
Dear Colleagues and Friends~~This month's issue includes various genres- articles, symposium contributions, review essay, an exchange, and poster page-that tap both time and space. In these collective texts, we have historical perspectives helping us...
Internationalization, English L2 Writers, and the Writing Classroom: Implications for Teaching and Learning
When Kathleen Yancey invited us to contribute to this symposium, based on our research with international student writers, she asked us to consider what the increasing presence of these students in our writing classrooms implies for how we in writing...
Process
DefinitionWriting classes engage students in writing processes, which include many activities- from participating in invention activities and conducting research to using document design principles to emphasize important points and copyediting to assure...
Response to Michael Bunn's "Motivation and Connection: Teaching Reading (and Writing) in the Composition Classroom"
Editor's Note: Darryl J. M. Balacanao has written a commentary on "Motivation and Connection: Teaching Reading (and Writing) in the Composition Classroom" by Michael Bunn, which appeared in College Composition and Communication 64.3 (February 2013):...
Sisters and Brothers of the Struggle: Teachers of Writing in Their Worlds
There is a lot happening in the world. Specifically, there is a lot happening in higher education writing outside the United States. But this is hardly news to CCCC members who have seen increasing numbers of sessions and workshops at their convention...
The Legal and the Local: Using Disparate Impact Analysis to Understand the Consequences of Writing Assessment
Demographically, the United States is changing. While people who identify as white, non-Hispanic on the US Census still outnumber other groups (63.4% to 36.6%), the birthrate for people who identify as African American, Native American, Hispanic, Asian,...
What Can Design Thinking Offer Writing Studies?
The notion of "design" is already seeping into writing studies-John Trimbur, "Delivering the Message: Typography and the Materiality of Writing"One of the most basic insights from technology design is that one key term, design, is used to designate numerous,...
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