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New Issue of Basic Writing eJournal!

BWe: Basic Writing e-journal Double Issue 8/9 * 2009/2010
Edited by Shannon Carter (Texas A&M-Commerce) and Susan Bernstein (LaGuardia Community College)
JP Sloop (Texas A&M-Commerce), Production Editor

Table of Contents:

Introduction by Susan Bernstein, LaGuardia Community College-CUNY
Pedagogy by Barbara Gleason, City College of New York
Meaning-Making Concepts: Basic Writer’s Access to Verbal Culture by Barbara Bird, Taylor University
Dear Readers: Thoughts on the Dear Mrs. Freel Letter by Penny Freel, State University of New York-New Paltz
Still ‘Strangers in Academia’: Five Basic Writers’ Stories by Deborah Mutnick, Long Island University
PowerPoint Reflection and Re-visioning in Teaching Composition by Stafford Gregoire, LaGuardia Community College
Discovering the Student, Discovering the Self: Essays from English 100 by Dawn Terrick,Missouri Western State University

Responses to “Toward a Social Justice Policy for Students Enrolled in Basic Writing Courses: A Conference on Basic Writing Policy Statement” by Susan Bernstein

  • Sugie Goen-Salter, San Francisco State University
  • Deborah M. Sánchez, University of Cincinnati

Book Reviews

  • Scott, Tony. Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition. Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 2009.  Reviewed by:  Michael Chesnut, Penn State
  • Carter, Shannon. The Way Literacy Lives: Rhetorical Dexterity and Basic Writing Instruction. Albany, NY: State     University of New York Press, 2008.  Reviewed by:  Jessica Schreyer, University of Dubuque
  • George, Mary W. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008.  Reviewed by:  Janice R. Walker, Georgia Southern University

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