Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2

  • Pedagogy, writing to learn, first-year composition, rhetorical theory, interview, ethnography

Edited by Charles Lowe and Pavel Zemliansky

CoverWriting Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2, is a collection of Creative Commons licensed essays for use in the first year writing classroom, all written by writing teachers for students. Topics in this volume include the rhetorical situation, collaboration, documentation styles, weblogs, invention, writing assignment interpretation, reading critically, information literacy, ethnography, interviewing, argument, document design, and source integration.

Table of Contents

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Ten Ways To Think About Writing: Metaphoric Musings for College Writing Students by E. Shelley Reid

Composition as a Write of Passage by Nathalie Singh-Corcoran

Critical Thinking in College Writing: From the Personal to the Academic by Gita DasBender

Looking for Trouble: Finding Your Way into a Writing Assignment by Catherine Savini

How to Read Like a Writer by Mike Bunn

Murder! (Rhetorically Speaking) by Janet Boyd

The Complexity of Simplicity: Invention Potentials for Writing Students by Colin Charlton

Writing "Eyeball To Eyeball": Building A Successful Collaboration by Rebecca Ingalls

On the Other Hand: The Role of Antithetical Writing in First Year Composition Courses by Steven D. Krause

Introduction to Primary Research: Observations, Surveys, and Interviews by Dana Lynn Driscoll

Putting Ethnographic Writing in Context by Seth Kahn

Walk, Talk, Cook, Eat: A Guide to Using Sources by Cynthia R. Haller

Reading Games: Strategies for Reading Scholarly Sources by Karen Rosenberg

Googlepedia: Turning Information Behaviors into Research Skills by Randall McClure

Annoying Ways People Use Sources by Kyle D. Stedman

Everything Changes, or Why MLA Isn't (Always) Right by Janice R. Walker

Storytelling, Narration, and the "Who I Am" Story by Catherine Ramsdell

The Sixth Paragraph: A Re-Vision of the Essay by Paul Lynch

Why Blog? Searching for Writing on the Web by Alex Reid

A Student's Guide to Collaborative Writing Technologies by Matt Barton and Karl Klint

Beyond Black on White: Document Design and Formatting in the Writing Classroom by Michael J. Klein and Kristi L. Shackelford

About the Editors

Charles Lowe is Assistant Professor of Writing at Grand Valley State University where he teachers composition, professional writing, and Web design. Pavel Zemliansky is Associate Professor in the School of Writing, Rhetoric, and Technical Communication at James Madison University.

Publication Information: Lowe, Charles, & Pavel Zemliansky (Eds.). (2011). Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing, Volume 2. WritingSpaces.org; Parlor Press; The WAC Clearinghouse. https://wac.colostate.edu/books/writingspaces/writingspaces2/

Publication Date: January 31, 2011

Contact Information: Visit https://writingspaces.org/contact.

Writing Spaces: Readings on Writing

Series Editors: Charles Lowe, Grand Valley State University, and Pavel Zemliansky, James Madison University

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Copyright © 2011 Parlor Press. Individual essays © 2011 by the respective authors. Unless otherwise stated, these works are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 4.0 International License and are subject to the Writing Spaces Terms of Use. 370 pages, with illustrations, bibliography, and index. Available in print and eBook formats from Parlor Press or at any online or brick-and-mortar bookstore. Available in digital format for no charge on this page at the WAC Clearinghouse and on the Writing Spaces Web site at https://writingspaces.org/writing-spaces-volume-2/. You may view this book. You may print personal copies of this book. You may link to this page. You may not reproduce this book on another website.