Category: Who is Basic Writing?
Welcome to CBW 2019!
We began CBW 2019 with the CCCC 2019 Land Acknowledgement. CBW also recommends Daniel Heath Justice’s 2018 Why Indigenous Literatures Matter for additional reading! To open our session, I as the chair of this session and our panelists would like to recognize and acknowledge the indigenous people of this land: the Lenni Lenape, Shawnee, and…
Scenes from CBW 2018
As we get ready for CBW and CCCC 2019, we wanted to take a look back at CBW 2018. Thanks to Wendy M. Olson for these photos! We’re gearing up for a great C’s. Hope you’ll be joining us in person or online!
Basic Writing at CCCC 2017
Here’s the 2017 quick guide to CCCC sessions on basic writing, developmental writing, and ALP. The following sessions are full panels devoted to these topics or have a presentation on a panel. Wednesday, 15 March 2017 W.07 Implementing Long-Term Changes to Basic Writing Programs in Local Contexts All day pre-conference workshop hosted by the Council…
Open Business Meeting
Michael Hill, CBW Co-Chair, opened the business meeting by welcoming everyone! The open business meeting is focused on making sure that we get lots of input from our basic writing community! Agenda: 1. WELCOME & INTRODUCTIONS We had the opportunity to hear from colleagues around the country and hear some of the exciting research and scholarship faculty…
F.28: The Work of Scholarship: Hermeneutics in Public and Institutional Arguments on Basic Writing
This session, chaired by Hannah Ashley, focused on public and institutional discourses about Basic Writing and Basic Writers. The emphasis was on rewriting the narrative of Basic Writing as part of shaping the public and institutional policies that affect Basic Writing programs, Basic Writers, and faculty and staff. Karen Uehling presented on “Assessment, Placement, and Access:…
CBW had 5 small groups to discuss “Race, Locality, and the Public Work of Basic Writing.” Preparing and supporting students of color We want to empower students & create a sense of agency in their lives; There are tensions between expectations like end-of-term assessments (high stakes tests) and preparing and supporting students of color; Why…