Volume 17, Number 1 (Spring 1998)

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Editors' Column

Dialogizing Response in the Writing Classroom: Students Answer Back , Pamela Gay

Basic Writing: Curricular Interactions With New Technology , Susan Stan and Terence G. Collins

Taboo Topics and the Rhetoric of Silence: Discussing Lives on the Boundary in a Basic Writing Class , Candace Spigelman

Mediated Texts: A Heuristic for Academic Writing , Eileen Biser, Linda Rubel, and Rose Marie Toscano

Assessing Our Assessments: A Collective Questioning of What Students Need—And Get, Liza Bruna, Ian Marshall, Tim McCormack, Leo Parascondola, Wendy Ryden, and Carl Whithaus

The Attack on Basic Writing—And After, Harvey S. Wiener

Inequality (Still) Rules: Reply to Collins and Greenberg, Ira Shor

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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: George Otte and Trudy Smoke
Editorial Assistants: Linda Camarasana and Carl Whithaus
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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Logo design by Alan Robbins

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