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Working with Student Writers

Essays on Tutoring and Teaching

Leonard Podis and JoAnne M. Podis

Contents: Katie Gilmartin: Working at the Drop-In Writing Center – Tisha Turk: «Tutoring» Beyond the Writing Center: Peer Consulting in the Classroom – Alicia Koundakjian: Speaking the Written Voice – Franchesca Medina: The Motives Behind Tutoring and Being Tutored – Peggy Putney: Working with Peers at the Writing Center: Tutoring for Diverse Disciplines – Jeremiah Dyehouse: Peer Tutors and Institutional Authority – Polly Dondy-Kaplan: Processing Writing – Emily Fawcett: «Like, it was, you know what I mean?»: Conversational vs. Presentational Speech in Student Academic Discourse – JoAnne M. Podis/Leonard A. Podis: Improving Our Responses to Student Writing: A Process-Oriented Approach – Naomi Strand: The Comments They Made: An Exploration of Helpful and Unhelpful Commentary – Noelle Howey: The Dilemmas of Grading – Leonard A. Podis: Perspectives on the Writing Classroom – Noelle Howey: No Answers: Interrogating «Truth» in Writing – Kate Daloz: Glazed Looks and Panic Attacks: Teaching Grammar to Basic Writers – Jenny Love: Learning from Writer’s Block – Miriam Axel-Lute: Consciousness, Frustration, and Power: The Making of Contextual Writer’s Block – Aaron Rester: The Hero with a Thousand Voices: The Relationship Between the Narrative and Academic Styles – Samantha Sansevere: On the Use of «I» in Academic Writing – Dinah Shepherd: Why Do We Write? – Melissa Hoskins: Demystifying the Discourse – JoAnne M. Podis: Authority Issues in Online Instruction – Aaron Miller: Internet Forums and the Writing Student – Elizabeth Weinstein: Writing in the Information Age: The Language of Email and Instant Messaging – Anita Stone: Scientific Writing: What’s So Difficult About It Anyway? – Elizabeth Schambelan: Defining a Persona Within the Boundaries of Academic Discourse, or God, I Sound Like a Pretentious Ass – Holly Thompson: Traveling the Middle Ground: Bridging the Dichotomies Between Academic and Personal Discourse – Kanupriya Arora: Academic Papers Within the College Discourse – Emily Ryan: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and the Writing Process – Maria E. Barajas-Román: Writing Beyond the Words: Language Minority Students and School Discourse – Emma Nolan-Thomas: Theory and Practice: Integrating ESL Scholarship and Peer Tutoring Pedagogy – Monica Bielski Boris: My Hidden Class Consciousness and the Impact of Socioeconomic Class in Academia – Virginia Pryor: Writing in Academia: The Politics of «Style» – Desirae Sweet: Rural Blue-Collar Identities and the Writing Process – Monica L. Davis: Caught Between Skin Color and Dialect: A Non-Essentialist View of Black English – Rebecca Phares/David Schwam: Writing Inside Out: Issues of Sexual Identity in the Writing Classroom – Lauren Podis: No Voice, No Vote: The Politics of Basic Writing – Grace Chang: Contextualizing the Debates: A Historical View of Expository Writing.