Readings

Below are the common readings for the semester. They are listed in the order they appear on the calendar. Links to these readings can be found on the calendar as well.

Jan 25: Szwed, John F.  “The Ethnography of Literacy.” Literacy: A Critical Sourcebook.  Eds. Ellen Cushman, Eugene R. Kintgen, Barry M. Kroll, and Mike Rose.  Boston: Bedford, 2001. 421-29.

Feb 1 & 6:  Adler-Kassner, Linda and Elizabeth Wardle (Eds). “Metaconcept: Writing is an Activity and a Subject of Study” from Naming What We Know: Threshold Concepts of Writing Studies. Utah State University Press, 2015.

Feb 8: Russell, David. “Activity Theory and Its Implications for Writing Instruction.” In Reconceiving Writing, Rethinking Writing Instruction. Ed. Joseph Petraglia. Erlbaum, 1995. 51-78.

Feb 13: Wardle, Elizabeth. “Mutt Genres” and the goal of FYC.” College Composition and Communication, 60 (4), 2009. 765-789.

Feb 15: Wiley, Mark. “The Popularity of Formulaic Writing (And Why We Need to Resist)” English Journal, Sept 2000. 61-67.

Feb 15: Stommel, Jesse. “The Twitter Essay.” Hybrid Pedagogy. Web.

Feb 20: Nelson, Jennie. “Reading Classrooms as Text: Exploring Student Writers’ Interpretive Practices.” College Composition and Communication, 46(3), 1995. 411-429.

Feb 22: Hull, Glynda et al. “Remediation as Social Construct: Perspectives From an Analysis of Classroom Discourse.” College Composition and Communication, 42(3), 1991. 299-329.

Feb 27: Readings on Revision & Responding

March 22: Baron, Dennis. “From Pencils to Pixels: The Stages of Literacy Technology” Passions, Pedagogies, and 21st. Century Technologies, ed. Gail Hawisher and Cynthia Selfe. Logan, UT: Utah State Univ. Press, and Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 2000. 15-33.

March 27: Shipka, Jody. “A Multi-Modal Task Based Framework for Composing.” College Composition and Communication, 57(2), 2005. 277-306.