Volume 18, Number 1 (Spring 1999)

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Editors' Column

Students Deserve Enough Time to Prove That They Can Succeed, Marilyn S. Sternglass

Marilyn Sternglass's Time To Know Them: A Review Essay, Daniela Liese

The "Hard Evidence": Documenting the Effectiveness of a Basic Writing Program, Tracey Baker and Peggy Jolly

Basic Writing Class of '93 Five Years Later: How the Academic Paths of Blacks and Whites Diverged, Eleanor Agnew and Margaret McLaughlin

On the Other Side of the Electronic Circuit: A Virtual Remapping of Border Crossings, Sibylle Gruber

"I Found It on the Web, So Why Can't I Put It in My Paper?": Authorizing Basic Writers, Laurie Grobman

Freshgirls: Overwhelmed by Discordant Pedagogies and the Anxiety of Leaving Home, Beth Counihan

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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, Office of Academic Affairs.

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