International Exchanges on the Study of Writing

Series Editors: Joan Mullin, University of North Carolina at Charlotte; Magnus Gustafsson, Chalmers University of Technology; Terry Myers Zawacki, George Mason University; and Federico Navarro, Universidad de O'Higgins.

Associate Editors: Ana M. Cortés Lagos, Syracuse University; Anna S. Habib, George Mason University; and Matthew Overstreet, Khalifa University.

The International Exchanges on the Study of Writing Series publishes books that address worldwide perspectives on writing, writers, teaching with writing, and scholarly writing practices, specifically those that draw on scholarship across national and disciplinary borders to challenge parochial understandings of all of the above. The Latin America Section of the International Exchanges on the Study of Writing book series publishes peer-reviewed books about writing, writers, teaching with writing, and scholarly writing practices from Latin American perspectives. It also offers re-editions of recognized peer-reviewed books originally published in the region.

Book CoverEnglish Across the Curriculum: Voices from Around the World

Edited by Bruce Morrison, Julia Chen, Linda Lin, and Alan Urmston

Inspired by papers presented at the second international English Across the Curriculum (EAC) conference, this book provides a platform for those involved in the EAC movement to exchange insights, explore new strategies and directions, and share experiences. It speaks not only to EAC practitioners but also to scholars in a range of related fields, whether they are considering starting an EAC-like initiative or are already involved in an established EAC, Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL), or Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program.... More

Book CoverTranslingual Dispositions: Globalized Approaches to the Teaching of Writing

Edited by Alanna Frost, Julia Kiernan, and Suzanne Blum Malley

Working within the framework of translanguaging, the contributors to this collection offer nuanced explorations of how translingual dispositions can be facilitated in English-medium postsecondary writing programs and classrooms. The authors and editors comprise a wide array of writing scholars from diverse teaching and learning contexts with a corresponding array of institutional, disciplinary, and pedagogical expectations and pressures.... More

Book CoverConocer la Escritura: Investigación Más Allá de las Frontera | Knowing Writing: Writing Research across Borders

Edited by Charles Bazerman, Blanca Yaneth González Pinzón, David Russell, Paul Rogers, Luis Bernardo Peña, Elizabeth Narváez, Paula Carlino, Montserrat Castelló, and Mónica Tapia-Ladino

The chapters in this volume highlight the rapid growth of writing studies in Ibero-America, with its strong concern for critical thought, educational advance, and communal development, alongside new approaches to writing globally, with a focus on the relationship of writing and the growth of knowledge in individuals, professions, and societies.... More

Book CoverResearch on Writing: Multiple Perspectives

Edited by Sylvie Plane, Charles Bazerman, Fabienne Rondelli, Christiane Donahue, Arthur N. Applebee, Catherine Boré, Paula Carlino, Martine Marquilló Larruy, Paul Rogers, and David Russell

In February 2014, 1200 researchers from 60 countries assembled in Paris for the third Writing Research Across Borders conference. Although this book cannot convey fully the rich diversity of the gathering, it attempts nonetheless to highlight key questions which are shaping the current state of research in the field of writing studies.... More

Book CoverEmerging Writing Research from the Middle East-North Africa Region

Edited by Lisa R. Arnold, Anne Nebel, and Lynne Ronesi

The editors and contributors to this collection share scholarship that addresses how writing programs and writing-across-the-curriculum initiatives—in the Middle East-North Africa region and outside of it—are responding to the increasing globalization of higher education and contributing to international discussions about World Englishes and other language varieties as well as translingual approaches to writing and writing pedagogy.... More

International Exchanges Books that Also Appear in the Perspectives on Writing Series

Book CoverWorking With Academic Literacies: Case Studies Towards Transformative Practice

Edited by Theresa Lillis, Kathy Harrington, Mary R. Lea, and Sally Mitchell

The editors and contributors to this collection explore what it means to adopt an "academic literacies" approach in policy and pedagogy. Transformative practice is illustrated through case studies and critical commentaries from teacher-researchers working in a range of higher education contexts—from undergraduate to postgraduate levels, across disciplines, and spanning geopolitical regions including .... More

Book CoverWAC and Second-Language Writers: Research Towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices

Edited by Terry Myers Zawacki and Michelle Cox

This edited collection pursues the ambitious goal of including within WAC theory, research, and practice the differing perspectives, educational experiences, and voices of second-language writers. The editors and authors not only report new research but also share a wealth of pedagogical, curricular, and programmatic practices relevant to second-language writers.... More

Book CoverChinese Rhetoric and Writing: An Introduction for Language Teachers

By Andy Kirkpatrick and Zhichang Xu

The authors of Chinese Rhetoric and Writing offer a response to the argument that Chinese students' academic writing in English is influenced by "culturally nuanced rhetorical baggage that is uniquely Chinese and hard to eradicate." Noting that this argument draws from "an essentially monolingual and Anglo-centric view of writing," they point out that the rapid growth in the use of English worldwide calls for "a radical reassessment of what English is in today's world." ... More

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