Volume 34, Number 1 (2015)

  • secondary education, postsecondary education, writing studies, Teaching strategies, social change, first-year composition, Basic Writing

A Special Issue on Policy, Institutions, and Programmatic Change

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2015.34.1.01

Basic Writing and the Conflict Over Language, Tom Fox
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2015.34.1.02

Basic Writers in Composition's Public Turn: Voice and Influence in the Basic Writing Classroom, Christopher Minnix
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2015.34.1.03

"Ideas about Human Possibilities": Connecticut's PA 12-40 and Basic Writing in the Era of Neoliberalism, Patrick Sullivan
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2015.34.1.04

Remedial, Basic, Advanced: Evolving Frameworks for First-Year Composition at the California State University, Dan Melzer
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2015.34.1.05

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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 Cheryl C. Smith
Consulting Editor: Rebecca Mlynarczyk and Bonne August
Editorial Assistant: Robert Greco

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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