Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline
Barbara L'Eplattenier, Lisa Mastrangelo
Parlor Press LLC, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 288 pages
Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration: Individuals, Communities, and the Formation of a Discipline collects essays that shine new light on the early history of writing program administration. Broad in scope, the book illuminates the development of the profession in the narratives of the individuals who helped form the discipline prior to the emergence of the Council of Writing Program Administrators in 1976, including those narratives of Gertrude Buck and Laura J. Wylie, Edwin Hopkins, Regina Crandall, Rose Colby, George Jardine, Clara Stevens, Stith Thompson, and George Wykoff. Drawing from deep archival work, these narratives offer rare glimpses into writing program administration and the development of composition as a college requirement. In addition to eleven chapters from contributors, Historical Studies of Writing Program Administration includes a preface by Edward M. White, a concluding essay by Jeanne Gunner, interviews with Erika Lindemann and Kenneth Bruffee, and a detailed introduction by the editors, Barbara L'Eplattenier and Lisa Mastrangelo.
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The WPA as Publishing Scholar Edwin Hopkins and The Labor and Cost of the Teaching of English
Replacing Nice Thin Bryn Mawr Miss Crandall with Fat Harvard Savage WPAs at Bryn Mawr College 1902 to 1923
Cooperative Writing Program Administration at Illinois State Normal University The Committee on English of 190405 and the Influence of Professo...
Building a Career by Directing Composition Harvard Professionalism and Stith Thompson at Indiana University
The Advance Toward Democratic Administration Laura Johnson Wylie and Gertrude Buck of Vassar College
Is It the Pleasure of This Conference to Have Another? Womens Colleges Meeting and Talking about Writing in the Progressive Era
Sifting Through Fifty Years of Change Writing Program Administration at an Historically Black University
A Genesis of Writing Program Administration George Jardine at the University of Glasgow
Moving Toward a Group Identity WPA Professionalization from the 1940s to the 1970s
Representing the Intellectual Work of Writing Program Administration Professional Narratives of George Wykoff at Purdue 19331967
IndustrialStrength Composition and the Impact of Load on Teaching
Doomed to Repeat It? A Needed Space for Critique in Historical Recovery
Acknowledgments and Illustration Credits
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