Edited by Pamela B. Farrell (Childers)
Digitized by Colorado State University
This collection of twenty-two articles provides practical information on establishing a writing center and monitoring its daily operation. Born of the practical experiences and theoretical insights of editor Pam (Farrell) Childers, it addresses "problems and frustrations, shares successes and failures, and offers suggestions. In general, it addresses the issue of establishing and maintaining a successful high school writing lab/center. It also provides college and university writing lab/center directors with insight into what the high schools are doing."
Chapter 1: High School Writing Centers: An Introduction, Pamela B. Farrell
Part I: Getting Started
Chapter 2. The High School Writing Lab/ Center: A Dialogue, William A. Speiser and Pamela B. Farrell
Chapter 4. Finding a Space, Richard Allen and Pamela B. Farrell
Chapter 5. Staffing the Writing Center, Harriet Marcus and Pamela B. Farrell
Chapter 6. Scheduling, Barbara Brooks and Carol Lefelt
Part II Functioning
Chapter 8. Training Peer Tutors for the Secondary School Writing Center, Elizabeth Ackley
Chapter 9. Training of Professional Staff, Anne Wright
Chapter 10. Filling the Room: Public Relations, James Upton
Chapter 11. Types of Student Clients, Ellen H. Brinkley
Chapter 12. Working with Students, Sharon Sorenson
Chapter 13. Supervising, Elizabeth Ackley
Chapter 14. Keeping Records in the Writing Lab, Anne Wright
Part III Computers and Other Equipment
Chapter 15. Equipment for the Writing Lab/Center, Anne Wright
Chapter 16. Computers Interact with Writers and Tutors, Pamela B. Farrell
Chapter 17. Revising Aids: A Step Beyond Word Processing, Pat Stoddart
Chapter 18. Why Computer Assisted Instruction?, Betty Barbara Sipe
Part IV Wider Horizons
Chapter 19. High School-College Collaboration, Henry A. Luce
Chapter 20. Writing Across the Curriculum, Barbara Brooks
Chapter 21. Community Connections, Rosa I. Bhakuni
Chapter 22. Community and the Writing Lab, John Neil Graham
Publication Information: Farrell, Pamela B. (Ed.) (2012). How The High School Writing Center: Establishing and Maintaining One. WAC Clearinghouse Landmark Publications in Writing Studies: http://innovationtest2.colostate.edu/books/hswc/. Originally Published in Print, 1989, by National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, Illinois.
Publication Date: July 12, 2012
Contact Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Series Editor: Mike Palmquist, Colorado State University
Books in this series are presented on the WAC Clearinghouse courtesy of the National Council of Teachers of English. This book is out of print and is presented here to support the WAC and writing center communities. To view NCTE's complete catalog of available books, please visit their online book store.
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