x

Our Privacy Policy has changed. By using this site, you agree to the Privacy Policy.

Rehearsing New Roles How College Students Develop As Writers

ISBN-10: 0809324490
ISBN-13: 9780809324491
Edition: 2002
Authors: Lee Ann Carroll
List price: $35.00 Buy it from $3.00
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: InRehearsing New Roles: How College Students Develop as Writers,Lee Ann Carroll argues for a developmental perspective to counter the fantasy held by many college faculty that students should, or could, be taught to write once so that ever after,  More...

Used Starting from $24.13
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Periodic Table Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
SQL Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Excel® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
MS Word® 2010 Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Southern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 10/25/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.550
Language: English

InRehearsing New Roles: How College Students Develop as Writers,Lee Ann Carroll argues for a developmental perspective to counter the fantasy held by many college faculty that students should, or could, be taught to write once so that ever after, they can write effectively on any topic, any place, any time. Carroll demonstrates in this volume why a one- or two-semester, first-year course in writing cannot meet all the needs of even more experienced writers. She then shows how students’ complex literacy skills develop slowly, often idiosyncratically, over the course of their college years, as they choose or are coerced to take on new roles as writers. nbsp; As evidence, Carroll offers a longitudinal study of a group of students and the literacy environment they experienced in a midsize, independent university. Her study follows the experiences that altered their conception of writing in college and fostered their growing capacities as writers. nbsp; Carroll’s analysis of the data collected supports a limited but still useful role for first-year composition, demonstrates how students do learn to write differently across the curriculum in ways that may or may not be recognized by faculty, and evaluates the teaching and learning practices that promote or constrain students’ development.

Preface
Acknowledgments
A Preview of Writing Development
Writing Ability and Literacy Tasks
Examining Writing and Literacy Across Academic Disciplines
Profiles of Writing Development
A Cultural/Environmental View of Development
Challenging Faculty Fantasies About Writing
An Admonition, a Dispensation, and a Challenge
Studying College Writers: Context and Methods
Writing and Literacy in a Cultural Context
A Qualitative Methodology for Studying Development
Riding the Literacy Roller Coaster in General Education and First-Year Composition
Auditing Writing in Years One and Two
Writing That Works in General Education
Don't They Learn That in English?
Conflict and Resistance: Altering "Normal" Ways of Writing
What Composition Can/Not Teach
Writing Development in a Great Books Program
Teaching the Real Basics
Supporting Writing Development Across Disciplines
Direct Teaching of Writing, Research, and Ways of Knowing
Responding to Student Writers: Comments and Grades
Responding to Student Writers: Correcting Errors, Revising Style
Response from Peers
Learning Through Experience
Constraints on Writing
Student Writing Strategies
Performing New Roles
A Concluding Look at Development
The Role of First-Year Writing Courses
Adding an Upper-Level Writing Requirement
Assessing Writing Proficiency and Development
Recommendations for Instruction
Thinking Longitudinally
Appendix A
Appendix B
References
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×