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The Resource Writing majors : eighteen program profiles, edited by Greg A. Giberson, Jim Nugent, Lori Ostergaard

Writing majors : eighteen program profiles, edited by Greg A. Giberson, Jim Nugent, Lori Ostergaard

Label
Writing majors : eighteen program profiles
Title
Writing majors
Title remainder
eighteen program profiles
Statement of responsibility
edited by Greg A. Giberson, Jim Nugent, Lori Ostergaard
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The writing major is among the most exciting scenes in the evolving American university. Writing Majors is a collection of firsthand descriptions of the origins, growth, and transformations of eighteen different programs. The chapters provide useful administrative insight, benchmark information, and even inspiration for new curricular configurations from a range of institutions. A practical sourcebook for those who are building, revising, or administering their own writing majors, this volume also serves as a historical archive of a particular instance of growth and transformation in American
Cataloging source
P@U
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ostergaard, Lori
  • Nugent, Jim
  • Giberson, Greg
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • English philology
  • Writing centers
  • Creative writing (Higher education)
  • Academic writing
  • Report writing
  • English language
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES
  • REFERENCE
  • Academic writing
  • Creative writing (Higher education)
  • English language
  • English philology
  • Report writing
  • Writing centers
  • United States
Label
Writing majors : eighteen program profiles, edited by Greg A. Giberson, Jim Nugent, Lori Ostergaard
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Sandra Jamieson; Introduction / Jim Nugent; Part I: Writing Departments; 1 -- DePaul University's Major in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse / Denise Bowden; 2 -- Reshaping the BA in Professional and Technical Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock / Barbara L'Eplattenier and George H. Jensen; 3 -- The University of Rhode Island's Major in Writing and Rhetoric / Libby Miles, Kim Hensley Owens, and Michael Pennell
  • 4 -- Reforming and Transforming Writing in the Liberal Arts Context: The Writing Department at Loyola University Maryland / Peggy O'Neill and Barbara Mallonee5 -- Fifteen Years Strong: The Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas / Carey E. Smitherman, Lisa Mongno, and Scott Payne; 6 -- Oakland University's Major in Writing and Rhetoric / Lori Ostergaard, Greg Giberson, and Jim Nugent; 7 -- Embracing the Humanities: Expanding a Technical Communication Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout / Matthew Livesey and Julie Watts
  • 8 -- Building a Writing Major at Metropolitan State University: Shaping a Program to Meet Students Where They Are / Laura McCartan and Victoria Sadler9 -- Writers among Engineers and Scientists: New Mexico Tech's Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication / Julie Dyke Ford, Julianne Newmark, and Rosário Durão; 10 -- Writing as an Art and Profession at York College / Michael J. Zerbe and Dominic F. DelliCarpini; Part II: Traditional English Departments
  • 11 -- They Could Be Our Students: The Writing Major at Texas Christian University / Carrie Leverenz, Brad Lucas, Ann George, Charlotte Hogg, and Joddy Murray12 -- Two Strikes Against: The Development of a Writing Major at West Virginia State University, an Appalachian, Historically Black College / Jessica Barnes-Pietruszynski and Jeffrey Pietruszynski; 13 -- "What? We're a Writing Major?": The Rhetoric and Writing Emphasis at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse / Marie Moeller, Darci Thoune, and Bryan Kopp
  • 14 -- A Matter of Design: Context and Available Resources in the Development of a New English Major at Florida State University / Matt Davis, Kristie S. Fleckenstein, and Kathleen Blake Yancey15 -- Renegotiating the Tensions between the Theoretical and the Practical: The BA in Professional Writing at Penn State Berks / Laurie Grobman and Christian Weisser; 16 -- From "Emphasis" to Fourth-Largest Major: Learning from the Past, Present, and Future of the Writing Major at St. Edward's University / John Perron, Mary Rist, and Drew M. Loewe
  • 17 -- Columbia College's English Major: Writing for Print and Digital Media / Claudia Smith Brinson and Nancy Lewis Tuten
Control code
ocn902829084
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874219722
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10kfqcz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902829084
Label
Writing majors : eighteen program profiles, edited by Greg A. Giberson, Jim Nugent, Lori Ostergaard
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foreword / Sandra Jamieson; Introduction / Jim Nugent; Part I: Writing Departments; 1 -- DePaul University's Major in Writing, Rhetoric, and Discourse / Denise Bowden; 2 -- Reshaping the BA in Professional and Technical Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock / Barbara L'Eplattenier and George H. Jensen; 3 -- The University of Rhode Island's Major in Writing and Rhetoric / Libby Miles, Kim Hensley Owens, and Michael Pennell
  • 4 -- Reforming and Transforming Writing in the Liberal Arts Context: The Writing Department at Loyola University Maryland / Peggy O'Neill and Barbara Mallonee5 -- Fifteen Years Strong: The Department of Writing at the University of Central Arkansas / Carey E. Smitherman, Lisa Mongno, and Scott Payne; 6 -- Oakland University's Major in Writing and Rhetoric / Lori Ostergaard, Greg Giberson, and Jim Nugent; 7 -- Embracing the Humanities: Expanding a Technical Communication Program at the University of Wisconsin-Stout / Matthew Livesey and Julie Watts
  • 8 -- Building a Writing Major at Metropolitan State University: Shaping a Program to Meet Students Where They Are / Laura McCartan and Victoria Sadler9 -- Writers among Engineers and Scientists: New Mexico Tech's Bachelor of Science in Technical Communication / Julie Dyke Ford, Julianne Newmark, and Rosário Durão; 10 -- Writing as an Art and Profession at York College / Michael J. Zerbe and Dominic F. DelliCarpini; Part II: Traditional English Departments
  • 11 -- They Could Be Our Students: The Writing Major at Texas Christian University / Carrie Leverenz, Brad Lucas, Ann George, Charlotte Hogg, and Joddy Murray12 -- Two Strikes Against: The Development of a Writing Major at West Virginia State University, an Appalachian, Historically Black College / Jessica Barnes-Pietruszynski and Jeffrey Pietruszynski; 13 -- "What? We're a Writing Major?": The Rhetoric and Writing Emphasis at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse / Marie Moeller, Darci Thoune, and Bryan Kopp
  • 14 -- A Matter of Design: Context and Available Resources in the Development of a New English Major at Florida State University / Matt Davis, Kristie S. Fleckenstein, and Kathleen Blake Yancey15 -- Renegotiating the Tensions between the Theoretical and the Practical: The BA in Professional Writing at Penn State Berks / Laurie Grobman and Christian Weisser; 16 -- From "Emphasis" to Fourth-Largest Major: Learning from the Past, Present, and Future of the Writing Major at St. Edward's University / John Perron, Mary Rist, and Drew M. Loewe
  • 17 -- Columbia College's English Major: Writing for Print and Digital Media / Claudia Smith Brinson and Nancy Lewis Tuten
Control code
ocn902829084
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780874219722
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt10kfqcz
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)902829084

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