Writing the Community

Writing the Community

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This volume is part of a series of 18 monographs on service learning and the academic disciplines. These essays highlight some of the benefits and problems of service-learning in the college composition curriculum and present further areas for study. Following the Introduction, qService-Learning and Composition at the Crossroads, q by Linda Adler-Kassner, Robert Crooks, and Ann Watters, and an Introduction, qService-Learning: Help for Higher Education in a New Millennium?q by Lillian Bridwell-Bowles, the essays are: qWriting across the Curriculum and Community Service Learning: Correspondences, Cautions, and Futuresq (Tom Deans); qCommunity Service Writing: Problems, Challenges, Questionsq (Nora Bacon); qCommunity Service and Critical Teachingq (Bruce Herzberg); qRhetoric Made Real: Civic Discourse and Writing beyond the Curriculumq (Paul Heilker); qDemocratic Conversations: Civic Literacy and Service-Learning in the American Grainsq (David D. Cooper and Laura Julier); qPartners in Inquiry: A Logic for Community Outreachq (Linda Flower); qService-Learning: Bridging the Gap between the Real World and the Composition Classroomq (Wade Dorman and Susann Fox Dorman); qSystems Thinking, Symbiosis, and Service: The Road to Authority for Basic Writersq (Rosemary L. Arca); qCombining the Classroom and the Community: Service-Learning in Composition at Arizona State Universityq (Gay W. Brack and Leanna R. Hall); qThe Write for Your Life Project: Learning To Serve by Serving To Learnq (Patricia Lambert Stock and Janet Swenson); and qOn Reflection: The Role of Logs and Journals in Service-Learning Coursesq (Chris M. Anson). Appended are a 39-item annotated bibliography and a list of program descriptions by institution. (All papers contain references.) (SM)Concepts and Models for Service-learning in Composition Linda Adler-Kassner, Robert Crooks, Ann Watters ... The essays contained in this volume demonstrate how strong and valuable such work can be, but we also think that service- learning proponents will ... In addition, most service-learning projects are collaborative projects, and the community settings aggravate the problems of evaluating anyanbsp;...

Title:Writing the Community
Author:Linda Adler-Kassner, Robert Crooks, Ann Watters
Publisher:Stylus Publishing, LLC. - 1997-01-01


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