Collaborative Writing in Composition Studies

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Thomson/Wadsworth, Feb 18, 2005 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 138 pages
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This text explores the topic of collaborative writing in composition and is part of THE WADSWORTH SERIES IN COMPOSITION STUDIES, a new series for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate students in Composition, is designed to contextualize the theory, history, and practice of the field within the particular subjects of study and practice that are unique to specialists in the discipline. Each book in the SERIES will introduce the discipline by examining one particular kind of work in which composition specialists engage: administration, teaching first-year composition, writing as it is taught across campus, and so forth. Although each contribution to the series will provide practical information, it will also present to students the related theoretical underpinnings of this practice, contextualizing the practice in the discipline using terminology and historical explanations that beginning students in the field need and can understand.

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Contents

CHAPTER
3
When and Why Should I Collaborate
15
What Changes Must I Make When I Move from
26
Copyright

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About the author (2005)

Sheryl I. Fontaine is the coauthor or coeditor of two Boynton/Cook titles: Writing Your Way Through College (2008) and Foregrounding Ethical Awareness in the Composition Classroom (1998). She is Professor of English at California State University, Fullerton, has directed its Writing Center and now teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in writing. Her teaching and research center on the discipline of composition, writing program administration, composing pedagogy, responding to writing, and the relationship between reading and writing. Sheryl has published several articles and books relating to the profession and the teaching of composition, including Writing Ourselves into the Story: Unheard Voices from Composition Studies (1993).

Susan M. Hunter teaches writing and directs the Master's program in professional writing at Kennesaw State University. She coedited The Place of Grammar in Writing Instruction: Past, Present, Future (Boynton/Cook, 1995) and is a founding and current editor of Dialogue: A Journal for Writing Specialists.

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