Teaching Composition Around the Pacific Rim: Politics and Pedagogy
Mark Newell Brock, Larry Walters
Multilingual Matters, 1992 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 151 pages
Considers both political and pedagogical issues related to the teaching of English composition to Asian/Pacific students. The possible consequences of imposing Western rhetoric are analyzed, and use of current approaches to the teaching of composition are examined in the context of the Pacific Rim.
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