Writing Against the Curriculum

Writing Against the Curriculum

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Writing against the Curriculum responds to the popularity of Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) and similar programs in U.S. higher education. Essays by administrators, faculty, and librariansa€”teaching introductory and advanced writing classesa€”argue that such classrooms make excellent spaces to question disciplinarity through the study of rhetoric, critical thinking, and curricular flexibility. This intervention in composition and cultural studies discourses enables the activist enactment of cultural studies' theory and addresses the theoretical implications of composition practices.at the heart of critical pedagogy, is not often given priority in models of disciplinary knowledge commonly associated with WID. ... In seeing her earlier writing through the critical lens Ohmann offers, Susan M. finds that she once chose topics with no internal motivation: ... in Susan M.a#39;s essay will be familiar to teachers who have asked students to reflect on previous writing practices and products: a criticalanbsp;...

Title:Writing Against the Curriculum
Author:Randi Gray Kristensen, Ryan M. Claycomb
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2010


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