A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966

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Prentice Hall, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 144 pages
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This book provides a practical understanding of the growth of composition studies as a field of study. A Teaching Subject: Composition Since 1966 provides a highly readable outline of the major trends in composition theory and teaching since 1966 as a means of explaining the origins of current attitudes towards teaching college writing. It also presents a direct connection between recent advances in theory and new practices in the classroom. Appropriate for any reader who wishes a better understanding of the current trends in teaching English composition.

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At times, Harris's argument is difficult to comprehend, but he provides practical teaching strategies and his chapter on community is particularly interesting. Read full review

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I honestly don't remember much of this, and there is a really great reason for that. Read full review

Contents

Interchapter
18
Interchapter
46
Chapter Three Process
53
Copyright

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About the author (1997)

Professor Joseph Harris Teaches at Harvard University.

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