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English Education, Vol. 31, No. 4, July 1999

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Table of Contents

  • An Ideological Approach to Grammar Pedagogy in English Education Courses

    Julie Hagemann and Melvin Wininger

    Abstract: Presents an ideological model of literacy for teaching grammar. Discusses its connection to guidelines for teacher preparation and language-arts standards. Discusses strategies in language classes to help teachers see language and grammar, along with language and grammar pedagogy, in broader terms. Concludes that English-teaching majors must understand the contexts in which sentence analysis and usage-choice takes place.

    Keywords: Secondary, Language, Pedagogy, Standards, Professional Development

  • From Literature to Language: Personal Writing and Critical Pedagogy

    John Gaughan

    Abstract: Reflects on the statement, "Literature should be removed from the center of the English curriculum and become part of the study of language that should be at the center." Tries to "clear the way" for students to write passionately about their lives and feelings and encourages students to explore their thinking through reading and writing.

    Keywords: College, Language, Literacy, Literature, Pedagogy

  • "I Wouldn't Think Nothin' of It": Teacher Candidates Survey Public on Nonstandard Usage

    Elena Tapia

    Abstract: Describes a survey project that uses real language data and takes the teacher candidates out of the classroom. Investigates the attitudes of the public toward nonstandard usage and about where "prescriptivism and descriptivism converge." Concludes that teacher candidates need to have direct exposure to the attitudes that others hold regarding nonstandard forms.

    Keywords: College, Language, Pedagogy, Research

  • Unheard Message: An Editorial

    Ruth Vinz and David Schaafsma

    Abstract: The experiences that shape everyday language use outside of the classroom is often ignored as part of language study inside the school environment. The authors of this issue work against denying access to the unheard uses of languages and strive to promote an understanding that there are multiple ways with words.

    Keywords: College, Language

  • Tribute to Oscar M. Haugh

    David Schaafsma and Ruth Vinz

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: College


    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: College

  • Index

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: College

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