Volume 1, Number 2 (Fall/Winter 1976)

  • inclusivity, race, rhetoric and composition, Basic Writing, Teaching strategies


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Introduction, Mina P. Shaughnessy (pp. 1-3)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.01

Reasoned Writing for Basic Students: A Course Design, by Jeanne Desy (pp. 4-19)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.02

A Design for a Developmental Writing Course for Academically Underprepared Black Students, by Dianna S. Campbell and Terry Ryan Meier (pp. 20-30)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.03

Total Immersion, by Marie Ponsot (pp. 31- 43)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.04

Language and Composition: Three Mastery Learning Courses in One Classroom, by Helen Mills (pp. 44- 59)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.05

Teaching the Thinking Process in Essay Writing, by Ann Petrie (pp. 60-67)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.06

Coaching Writing, by Paul Pierog (pp. 68-77)
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.1976.1.2.07

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writing publishes articles of theory, research, and teaching practices related to basic writing. Each issue of the Journal is devoted to once topic. Articles are reviewed by members of the Editorial Board and the Editors.

Editorial Board

Sarah D'Eloia 
Valerie Krishna
Virginia Epperson 
Nancy Lay
Isabella Halsted
Marylea Meyersohn
Betty Rizzo

Editorial Staff

Editor: Mina P. Shaughnessy Managing Editor: Sally Heaphy


The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City College of New York, Department of English.

Cover design by Jamie Ross

Copyright © 1976 by the English Department, City College of New York.