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New and Published Books

  1. Pedagogies of Public Memory

    Teaching Writing and Rhetoric at Museums, Memorials, and Archives

    Edited by Jane Greer, Laurie Grobman

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    Pedagogies of Public Memory explores opportunities for writing and rhetorical education at museums, archives, and memorials. Readers will follow students working and writing at well-known sites of international interest (e.g., the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, and the...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Authorship Contested

    Cultural Challenges to the Authentic, Autonomous Author

    Edited by Amy E. Robillard, Ron Fortune

    Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication

    This volume explores a dimension of authorship not given its due in the critical discourse to this point—authorship contested. Much of the existing critical literature begins with a text and the proposition that the text has an author. The debates move from here to questions about who the author is...

    Published June 24th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Teaching and Learning Argumentative Writing in High School English Language Arts Classrooms

    By George E. Newell, David Bloome, Alan Hirvela

    Focused on the teaching and learning argumentative writing in grades 9-12, this important contribution to literacy education research and classroom practice offers a new perspective, a set of principled practices, and case studies of excellent teaching. The case studies illustrate teaching and...

    Published June 23rd 2015 by Routledge

  4. Plain Language and Ethical Action

    A Dialogic Approach to Technical Content in the 21st Century

    By Russell Willerton

    Series: ATTW Series in Technical and Professional Communication

    Plain Language and Ethical Action examines and evaluates principles and practices of plain language that technical content producers can apply to meet their audiences’ needs in an ethical way. Applying the BUROC framework (Bureaucratic, Unfamiliar, Rights-Oriented, and Critical) to identify...

    Published June 15th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing

    Principles and Techniques

    By Eli Hinkel

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    Effective Curriculum for Teaching L2 Writing sets out a clear big picture for curricular thinking about L2 writing pedagogy and offers a step-by-step guide to curriculum design with practical examples and illustrations. Its main purpose is to help pre-service and practicing teachers design courses...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms

    By Donna Kalmbach Phillips, Mindy Legard Larson

    Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers’ identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students...

    Published February 10th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Language, Structure and Reproduction (Routledge Revivals)

    An Introduction to the Sociology of Basil Bernstein

    By Paul Atkinson

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Basil Bernstein is one of the most creative and influential of contemporary British sociologists, yet his work – especially that relating to language and social structure – is widely misunderstood and misrepresented. This book, first published in 1985, addresses the underlying themes and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Landmark Essays on Speech and Writing

    Edited by Peter Elbow

    Series: Landmark Essays Series

    Classical rhetoric was originally all about speech; then as the new technology emerged, it took an interest in writing. We are at a kind of mirror moment now. The present field of composition and rhetoric has been preoccupied with writing for the last fifty or more years, but scholars are looking...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Essential Grammar for Today's Writers, Students, and Teachers

    By Nancy Sullivan

    This innovative grammar text is an ideal resource for writers, language students, and current and future classroom teachers who need an accessible "refresher" in a step-by-step guide to essential grammar. Rather than becoming mired in overly detailed linguistic definitions, Nancy Sullivan helps...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Talk about Writing

    The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors

    By Jo Mackiewicz, Isabelle Kramer Thompson

    Talk about Writing: The Tutoring Strategies of Experienced Writing Center Tutors offers a book-length empirical study of the discourse between experienced tutors and student writers in satisfactory conferences. The study uses a research-driven, iteratively tested framework to help writing center...

    Published October 2nd 2014 by Routledge