The Council on Basic Writing
Interrogating and Challenging Deficit Models in Basic Writing
J. Elizabeth Clark and Darin Jensen led an interactive session on thinking about affective pedagogy & challenging deficit models. You can see the whole presentation, including small group notes & group sharing notes here: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1886ZKiv1Hde-Zc3zVMeR3_RERL4i0rjaIyLu-oSRMbQ/edit#slide=id.g5221bf329a_2_0
Towards a Position Statement on Basic Writing
This is draft text we are working on for a Statement on Basic Writing. We are seeking input into the principles, including action steps, questions, and summaries of information/knowledge/research. Principle 1: STUDENTS WHO PLACE INTO BASIC WRITING ARE INTELLECTUALLY CAPABLE, AND WE SHOULD RECOGNIZE AND VALUE THEIR HUMANITY AND INDIVIDUALITY, INCLUDING THEIR VOICES, EXPERTISE, EXPERIENCE,…
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