Volume 27, Number 2 (Fall 2008)

  • international, postsecondary institution, writing to learn, Teaching strategies, postsecondary education, Writing Assessment, Basic Writing

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.01

Roberta; or, the Ambiguities: Tough Love and High-Stakes Assessment at a Two-Year College in North Georgia, Spencer Salas
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.02

Service Learning in a Basic Writing Class: A Best Case Scenario, Nancy Pine
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.03

The Role of Talk in Small Writing Groups: Building Declarative and Procedural Knowledge for Basic Writers, Sonja Launspach
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.04

Critiquing the Need to Eliminate Remediation: Lessons from San Francisco State, Sugie Goen-Salter
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.05

A New World: Redefining the Legacy of Min-Zhan Lu, Brian Ray
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2008.27.2.06

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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: Rebecca Mlynarczyk and Hope Parisi
Consulting Editor: Bonne August
Editorial Assistants: Karen Weingarten and Angela J. Francis
Subscriptions: Jane Q Carey

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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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