Assignments (in red) are due at the beginning of the class on the day they are listed.

Discussing/Engaging | White Paper | Book Review | New Media Project

January 18 - Introduction to Composition Theory and Pedagogy

Read/Discover

January 25 - History

  • Read the Preface and Intro in the Miller text
  • Read the Preface in Tate
  • Post responses in the CTPDiscussionSp11 area
  • In-class - CTPMappingTheFieldSp11
  • "The very act of composition helped him organize his thoughts, as it had since his boyhood." Douglas Brinkley, The Reagan Diaries

February 1 - Process Pedagogy

February 8 - Expressive and Rhetorical Pedagogies

  • Read Fulkerson p430, Barth p605 and Murray p 715 in Miller
  • Read Expressive Pedagogy & Rhetorical Pedagogy Chapters in Tate
  • Post responses in the CTPDiscussionSp11 area
  • In-class - CTPMappingTheFieldSp11

February 15 - Collaborative and Cultural Studies Pedagogies

  • Read Bruffee p545 and Berlin p667 in Miller
  • Read Collaborative Pedagogy & Cultural Studies and Composition Chapters in Tate
  • Post responses in the CTPDiscussionSp11 area
  • In-class - CTPMappingTheFieldSp11

February 22 - Critical and Feminist Pedagogies

Read Some More/Explore

March 1 - Service-Learning Pedagogical and Literacy Perspectives

  • Read Guerra p1643 in Miller
  • Read Service-learning in the Composition Classroom handout (I will have to email this to you.)
  • Post responses in the CTPDiscussionSp11 area (including one source from your White Paper list)
  • In-class - CTPMappingTheFieldSp11

March 8 - WAC and Writing Center/Basic Writing Pedagogies

March 15 - Spring Break'''

March 22 - Technology as a Tool for Teaching Writing

March 29 - New Media Pedagogy

Write/Join the Conversation

April 5

April 12

April 19

April 26

May 3(7pm at B&J's Pizza off SPID)

  • Book Review due
  • Preparation for Publication Workshop (Bring 3 hard copies to class.)
  • on the top of each copy include journal title and description and questions to focus on

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