Volume 19, Number 2 (Fall 2000)

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Editors' Column

Engaging Students in Writing-To-Learn: Promoting Language and Literacy Across the Curriculum, Vivian Zamel

Basic Writing, CUNY, and "Mainstreaming": (De)Racialization Reconsidered, Steve Lamos

Looking Back, Looking Forward: California Grapples with "Remediation", Mary Kay Crouch and Gerri McNenny

"It's the Way that They Talk to You": Increasing Agency in Basic Writers Through a Social Context of Care, Joan L. Piorkowski and Erika Scheurer

A Method for Describing Basic Writers and Their Writing: Lessons from a Pilot Study, Deborah Rossen-Knill and Kim Lynch

Checking the Grammar Checker: Integrating Grammar Instruction with Writing, Patricia J. McAlexander

Breaking the Block: Basic Writers in the Electronic Classroom, Judith Mara Kish

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: Trudy Smoke and George Otte
Editorial Assistants: Rhona Cohen and Mikhail Gershovich
Subscriptions: Mary E. Carney

Editorial Board

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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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