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The writing center director's resource book

Author: Christina Murphy; Byron L Stay
Publisher: Mahwah, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Publishers, 2006.
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The Writing Center Director's Resource Book has been developed to serve as a guide to writing center professionals in carrying out their various roles, duties, and responsibilities. It is a resource for those whose jobs not only encompass a wide range of tasks but also require a broad knowledge of multiple issues. The volume provides information on the most significant areas of writing center work that writing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christina Murphy; Byron L Stay
ISBN: 0805856072 9780805856071 0805856080 9780805856088
OCLC Number: 58720699
Description: xvii, 451 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Introduction --
pt. I: Writing centers and institutional change. 1: What writing center history can tell us about writing center practice. Time warp: historical representations of writing center directors / N. Lerner --
Kairos and the writing center: modern perspectives on an ancient idea / C. Glover --
Writing a sustainable history: mapping writing center ethos / S. Ferruci, S. DeRosa --
The Writing Center Summer Institute: backgrounds, development, vision / P. Gillespie, B. Hughes, N. Lerner, A.E. Geller --
Growing our own: writing centers as historically fertile fields for professional development / R. Wallace, S.L. Wallace --
2: Managing the writing center. Designing a strategic plan for a writing center / P.B. Childers --
"If you fail to plan, you plan to fail": strategic planning and management for writing center directors / K. Lowe --
A call for racial diversity in the writing center / M. Weaver --
Managing the center: the director as coach / M. Mattison --
Documentation strategies and the institutional socialization of writing centers / B. Peters --
Directors at the center: relationships across campus / L. Fitzgerald, D. Stephenson --
3: Responding to institutional settings/demands. The center has two faces: developing a writing center in a multicampus university setting / A.W. Martin --
Open doors: the community college writing center / C. Gardner, T. Rousculp --
Writing centers in the small college / B.L. Stay --
Writing centers for graduate students / H. Snively, T. Freeman, C. Prentice --
Tutoring in a remedial/developmental learning context / D. Paoli --
Examining writing center director-assistant director relationships / K. Dvorak, B. Rafoth --
There's something happening here: the writing center and core writing / A.C. DeCiccio --
4: Writing centers in the administration. Managing encounters with central administration / J. Simpson --
Managing up: philosophical and financial perspectives for administrative success / B.W. Speck --
Administrative (chaos) theory: the politics and practices of writing center location / J. Mullin, P. Carino, J. Nelson, K. Evertz --
Approaching assessment as if it matters / J. Hawthorne --
pt. II: Writing centers and praxis. 1: Ethics in the writing center. Activist strategies for textual multiplicity: writing center leadership on plagiarism and authorship / R.M. Howard, T.H. Carrick --
Critique or conformity?: ethics and advocacy in the writing center / M.A. Pemberton --
On not "bowling alone" in the writing center, or why peer tutoring is an essential community for writers and for higher education / C. Murphy --
Identifying our ethical responsibility: a criterion-based approach / D. Bringhurst --
2: Tutor training in the writing center. Staffing a writing center with professional tutors / S. Strang --
Using tutorial principles to train tutors: practicing our practice / M. Harris --
Tutors speak: what do we want from our writing center directors? / C.P. Haviland, M. Trianosky --
Crossing thresholds: starting a peer tutoring program / P. Gillespie, H. Kail --
The good, the bad, the ugly of certifying a tutoring program through CRLA / B. Devet --
3: Writing centers and electronic instruction. Words, images, sounds: writing centers as multiliteracy centers / D.M. Sheridan --
Preserving the rhetorical nature of tutoring when going online / L.E. Bell --
Implementing electronic portfolios as part of the writing center: connections, benefits, cautions, and strategies / B. Click, S. Magruder --
When compassion isn't enough: providing fair and equivalent access to writing help for students with disabilities / L. Hawkes --
4: Writing center case studies. Bottom up or top down: a case study of two secondary school writing centers / P.B. Childers --
The writing center at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill: a site and story under construction / K.T. Abels --
Working with faculty consultants in the writing center: three guidelines and a case history / M.A. Pemberton --
Funding a writing center through a university line / E. Schreiber.
Responsibility: edited by Christina Murphy, Byron L. Stay.
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