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Composition and sustainability : teaching for a threatened generation

Author: Derek Owens
Publisher: Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2001.
Series: Refiguring English studies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Owens works out his theories for higher education English deparments, professors, and teachers. His main impetus is that English studies departments should focus on sustainability, meeting today's needs without jeopardizing the interests of future generations, in order to teach students the central role of language, composition, and literature to their lives.
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Owens, Derek, 1963-
Composition and sustainability.
Urbana, Ill. : National Council of Teachers of English, ©2001
(OCoLC)647471945
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Derek Owens
ISBN: 0814100376 9780814100370
OCLC Number: 47243979
Notes: "NCTE stock number 00376-3050"--Title page verso.
Description: xvi, 259 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Chameleon vision --
Sustainability --
Place --
Work --
Future --
Reconstructive design.
Series Title: Refiguring English studies.
Responsibility: Derek Owens.

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Owens works out his theories for higher education English deparments, professors, and teachers. His main impetus is that English studies departments should focus on sustainability, meeting today's needs without jeopardizing the interests of future generations, in order to teach students the central role of language, composition, and literature to their lives.

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