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Going public : what writing programs learn from engagement

Rose, Shirley K. (Added Author). Weiser, Irwin. (Added Author).

Summary: An important new resource for WPA preparation courses in rhetoric and composition PhD programs. In Going Public, Rose and Weiser moderate a discussion of the role of the writing program vis-a-vis the engagement movement, the service learning movement, and current interest in public discourse/civic rhetoric among scholars of rhetoric and composition. This is a thoughtful collection on the ways that engagement-focused programs may be changing conceptions of WPA identity. As institutions begin to include more explicit engagement with citizen and stakeholder communities as an.

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  • OCLC: ocn658044698
  • ISBN: 0874217709
  • ISBN: 9780874217704
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (259 pages) : illustrations
  • Publisher: Logan, Utah : Utah State University Press, ©2010.

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Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references.
Contents: Infrastructure Outreach and the Engaged Writing Program -- Centering Community Literacy -- The Arkansas Delta Oral History Project -- The Illusion of Transparency at an HSI -- A Hybrid Genre Supports Hybrid Roles in Community-UniversityCollaboration -- Apprenticing Civic and Political Engagement in the First Year Writing Program -- Wearing Multiple Hats -- Students, Faculty and "Sustainable" WPA Work -- The Writing Center as Site for Engagement -- Not Politics as Usual -- Coming Down from the Ivory Tower -- The WPA as Activist.
Note: English.
Subject: English language -- Study and teaching (Secondary) -- United States
Language arts (Secondary) -- United States

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