Volume 27, Number 1 (Spring 2008)

  • collaboration, postsecondary education, student writing, Basic Writing, generation 1.5, technology, first-year composition, multimodal

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.01

Journalism, Poetry, Stand-Up Comedy, and Academic Literacy: Mapping the Interplay of Curricular and Extracurricular Literate Activities, Kevin Roozen
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.02

Technologies for Transcending a Focus on Error: Biogs and Democratic Aspirations in First-Year Composition, Cheryl C. Smith
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.03

Assessment of Generation 1.5 Learners for Placement into College Writing Courses, Kristen di Gennaro
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.04

Material Realities in the Basic Writing Classroom: Intersections of Discovery for Young Women Reading Persepolis, Susan Naomi Bernstein
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.05

Feedback on Feedback: Exploring Student Responses to Teachers' Written Commentary, Maria Ornella Treglia
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.1.06

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writing publishes 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: Hope Parisi and Rebecca Mlynarczyk
Consulting Editor: Bonne August
Editorial Assistants: Karen Weingarten and Angela J. Francis
Subscriptions: Cathie Ryan

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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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