Volume 14, Number 2 (Fall 1995)

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Editors' Column

Basic Writing and the Process Paradigm, James L. Collins

Narrative Discourse and the Basic Writer, Norbert Elliot

Making a Place for Music in Basic Writing, MaSarah Coprich Johnson

Embracing a Porcupine: Redesigning a Writing Program, Mary T. Segall

A Self-Diagnostic Assessment in the Basic Writing Course, Eric Miraglia

Basic Writing Curricula and Good Assessment Practices, Thomas Hilgers

The Importance of Placement and Basic Studies: Helping Students Succeed Under the New Elitism, Edward M. White

News and Announcements

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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
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum
Subscriptions: Mary E. Carney

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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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