Volume 11, Number 1 (Spring 1992)

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Editors' Column

Where the Cultures of Basic Writers and Academia Intersect: Cultivating the Common Ground, Carol Severino

Inference: Perspectives on Literacy for Basic Skills Students, Harvey S. Wiener

Bakhtin and the Dialogic Writing Class, Marilyn Middendorf

Uncommon Sense in the Writing Center, John S. Mayher

A Combined Basic Writing/English as a Second Language Class: Melting Pot or Mishmash? Beverly Benson, Mary Deming, Debra Denzer, and Maria Valeri-Gold

Culture as an Instructional Resource in the Multiethnic Composition Classroom, G. Genevieve Patthey-Chavez and Constance A. Gergen

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Articles are refereed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Staff

Editors: Bill Bernhardt and Peter Miller
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published twice a year, in the spring and fall, with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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