Volume 15, Number 1 (Summer 1996)

  • writing assessment, assessment, Writing Program, rhetoric and composition, Basic Writing

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.01

Finding Grandma's Words: A Case Study in the Art of Revising, Rebecca Mlynarczyk
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.02

Correctness and Its Conceptions: The Meaning of Language Form for Basic Writers, Michael Newman
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.03

An Urban University and Its Academic Support Program: Teaching Basic Writing in the Context of an "Urban Mission", Carol Severino
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.04

Evaluating a Basic Writing Program, Wilma Wolcott
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.05

Failure: The Student's or the Assessment's?, Kay Harley and Sally I. Cannon
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.06

A Response to Ed White's "The Importance of Placement and Basic Studies", Sharon Crowley
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1996.15.1.07

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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: Karen Greenberg and Trudy Smoke
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.

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