The writing teacher's sourcebook

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Education - 391 pages
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Now in its fourth edition, this widely acclaimed sourcebook remains one of the most up-to-date and inclusive works on teaching writing today. In this edition, the editors have added twelve new essays and deleted several from the previous edition, making the content as timely as possible. Emphasizing the importance of adapting good pedagogy to multiple environments and audiences, this unique collection features some of the most intellectually exciting and pedagogically sound articles in the field. The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook, 4/e, is the definitive resource for beginning and experienced teachers alike.

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In "Embracing Contraries in the Teaching Process," Peter Elbow explores the two obligations that teachers feel: toward students and towards knowledge and society (54). We cannot pretend that these two ... Read full review

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Corbett, Myers, and Tate's “The Writing Teacher's Sourcebook” offers a compilation of essays intended to inform readers of current theory and practice from well-respected authorities in the field. I ... Read full review


James Berlin Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class
Edward P J Corbett Rhetoric the Enabling Discipline

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About the author (2000)

James L. Golden, Professor Emeritus of Communication at Ohio State University, served as Chair of the Department from 1975 through 1983. Currently he is Visiting Professor of Communication Studies at Emerson College. Among the books he has co-authored are "The Rhetoric of Black Americans "(1971), "Practical Reasoning in Human Affairs "(1986), and "The Rhetoric of Western Thought, "4th ed. (1989).

Edward P. J. Corbett, Professor of English at Ohio State University, is author or editor of 14 books, including "Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student, "3rd ed. (1990), "The Little English Handbook, "5th ed. (1987), and "Selected Essays" "of Edward P. J. Corbett "(1989). In 1986, he received both the Ohio State Distinguished Scholar Award and the NCTE Distinguished Service Award and in 1989 was named Rhetorician of the Year at the Young Rhetoricians' Conference.

Myers is Assistant Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Gary Tate is Addie Levy Professor of Literature at TCU, where he teaches courses in working-class literature, composition theory, and writing.