Volume 39, Number 1, Spring 2020

  • Teaching strategies, Pedagogy, writing to learn, first-year composition, Basic Writing, postsecondary institution, postsecondary education

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Editors' Column
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2020.39.1.01

"Root and Branch": Resisting a Basic Writing Legacy System, Sean Molloy, Silvester Fonville, and Abdus Salam
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2020.39.1.02

The Impact of Taking Basic Writing on Later Writing Course Performance and Graduation at a Career-Focused Four-Year University, Justin Nicholes and Cody Reimer
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2020.39.1.03

Using Blackboard Collaborate Ultra with Basic Writers and in a Graduate Course on Teaching Basic Writing, Laura Gray-Rosendale and Haley Stammen
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2020.39.1.04

Back to Basics, David Bartholomae
DOI: 10.37514/JBW-J.2020.39.1.05

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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
Associate Editors: Lisa Blankenship and Dominique Zino
Consulting Editors: Rebecca Mlynarczyk and Bonne August
Editorial Assistant: Seth Graves

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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. ISSN 0147-1635

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