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Consult the course calendar for assigned reading activities.

Date reading is listed means I expect you to have read and printed the reading to bring to class on those dates.

Friday, July 12

Writing Study Group of the NCTE Executive Committee. “NCTE Beliefs About the Teaching of Writing.” National Council of the Teachers of English. November 2004. 10 April, 2007 <http://www.ncte.org/about/over/positions/category/write/118876.htm>.

Monday, July 16

Comber, Barbara. “Pedagogy as Work: Educating the Next Generation of Literacy Teachers.” Pedagogies: An International Journal 1.1: 59-67.

Tuesday, July 17

Fleischer, Cathy. “'Entering the Conversation': Teachers Organizing for Change: Making Literacy Learning Everybody’s Business". NCTE, 2000. 1-19.

Wednesday, July 18

Pope, Carol A. and Jeffrey Golub. “Preparing Tomorrow’s English Language Arts Teachers Today: Principles and Practices for Infusing Technology.” Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education 1.1 (2000) Online Access 10 Apr 2007 <http://www.citejournal.org/vol1/iss1/currentissues/english/article1.htm>.

Week of July 24-30

Gere, Anne Ruggles. "Teaching Writing: The Major Theories." The Allen and Bacon Sourcebook for College Writing Teachers. 2nd Edition. James C. McDonald, Ed. Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 2000. 10-25.

Berlin, James. “Rhetoric and Ideology in the Writing Class.” College English 50 (1988): 477-494.

Meija, Jaime. “Bridging Rhetorical Studies with Chicano and Chicana Studies.” Kells, Michelle Hall, Balester, Valerie & Villanueva, Victor. Eds. Latino/a Discourses: On Language, Identity & Literacy Education. Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook, 2004.

Wednesday, Aug 1

Muriel Harris; Tony Silva. “Tutoring ESL Students: Issues and Options.” College Composition and Communication, 44.4. (Dec., 1993), pp. 525-537.

Thursday, Aug 2

Dartmouth Writing Program: Materials for Tutors 10 Apr. 2007 <http://www.dartmouth.edu/~writing/materials/tutor/toc.shtml>.

Monday, Aug 6

Elbow, Peter. "Ranking, Evaluating, and Liking: Sorting out Three Forms of Judgment." College English
55. 2 (Feb., 1993), 187-206.

(Access available through JSTOR)

Wednesday, Aug 8

Dewey, John. “Chapter 11: Experience and Thinking.” Democracy and Education. MacMillan Company, 1916. Columbia University Digital Text Project. 10 Apr 2007 <http://www.ilt.columbia.edu/publications/Projects/digitexts/dewey/d_e/chapter11.html>.

Aug 9-16th (the rest of the readings)

Brown, Danika M. Pulling it Together: A Method for developing Service-Learning and Community Partnerships Based in Critical Pedagogy. Washington, DC: Corporation for National and Community Service, 2002.
(Please read the abstract, executive summary, and introduction: pp. i-23)

Winter, Dave and Sarah Robbins, eds. Writing Our Communities: Local Learning and Public Cultures. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 2005.
(Please read the selections included in the pdf).


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