Series: Studies in Writing and Rhetoric
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press / CCCC & NCTE
xi, 171 p.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8093-2924-3 (Paperback); ISBN-10: 0-8093-2924-7 (Paperback)
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Kelly Ritter is Associate Professor of English at the University of North Carolina—Greensboro, where she directs the first-year composition program and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in composition studies. Her essays and articles have appeared in College Composition and Communication
, College English
, Composition Studies
, Rhetoric Review
, and WPA: Writing Program Administration
. She is also the coeditor (with Stephanie Vanderslice) of Can It Really Be Taught? Resisting Lore in Creative Writing Pedagogy
Visit Kelly Ritter's website.
Basic writing; basic writers; history of composition; ability testing; first-year writing; archival research; placement; literacy; remediation; Mina Shaughnessy; Yale University; Harvard University; Ivy League institutions
Reviews: Reviewed by Gregory R. Glau in WPA: Writing Program Administration 33.1/2 (Fall/Winter 2009)
Reviewed by The CEA Forum 38.2 (2009) http://www2.widener.edu/~cea/382mcbeth.htm
Reviewed by Composition Forum 22 (2010) http://compositionforum.com/issue/22/before-shaughnessy-review.php
Review forthcoming in TETYC: Teaching English in the Two-Year College, and JAC.
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