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Demythologizing language difference in the academy : establishing discipline-based writing programs

Author: Mark L Waldo
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Demythologizing Language Difference in the Academy: Establishing Discipline-Based Writing Programs will be of interest to writing program and WAC administrators; writing center administrators; graduate students studying composition; and educators and graduate students involved in WAC initiatives, research, and study."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark L Waldo
ISBN: 0805847359 9780805847352 0805847367 9780805847369
OCLC Number: 52269979
Description: xi, 210 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: how universities are towers of Babel and how they are not --
1. First-year English, graduate programs in composition studies, and writing across the cirriculum: in the tower wobbling --
2. Saving Wordsworth's poet --
3. Wordsworth's poet conducts WAC workshops, or the influence of writing to learn on the cross-curricular enterprise --
4. WAC administration reduced to English-only, writing intensive, or discipline-based models --
5. Still the last best place for writing across the curriculum: the writing center --
6. Workshops for designing assignments and grading writing across the curriculum: a difference-based approach --
7. Assessing student writing within the disciplines --
Specialization, stewardship, and WAC: an essential partnership --
Appendixes --
References --
Author index --
Subject index.
Responsibility: Mark Waldo.
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Addresses how writing-across-the-curriculum (WAC) programs can be effective in the context of differences among languages and specializations in disciplines they serve. It argues the importance of  Read more...

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