Facts, artifacts, and counterfacts: theory and method for a reading and writing course

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Boynton/Cook Publishers, Apr 16, 1986 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 226 pages
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This is a book about reading, writing, and teaching and the ways each can be imagined as composition. The authors bring together eight years of teaching and research connected with the integrated basic reading and writing course developed at the University of Pittsburgh. The approach offered here--widely discussed in professional journals--has been tested at several universities, as well as at the high school level.

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This is a detailed look at Bartholomae and Petrosky's basic writing program at the University of Pittsburgh, which was unfortunately dismantled due to budget cuts. This books shows theoretical ... Read full review

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It's hard to say I really liked or loved this book. I did find it informative and interesting, though. Read full review

Contents

A Basic Reading
3
Course Materials
47
Teaching the Course
87
Copyright

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About the author (1986)

David Bartholomae is Chair, English Department, University of Pittsburgh.

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