Introduction, Sarah D'Eloia Fortune
Overfamiliarity: A Cognitive Barrier in Teaching Composition, Marilyn K. Goldberg
Black Dialect and the Freshman Writer, Allison Wilson
Adult Learning and Composition Instruction, Irvin Y. Hashimoto
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The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes 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 Advisory Boards and the Editors.
Edward P. J. Corbett
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Marie Jean Lederman
Editor: Sarah G. D'Eloia Fortune
Barbara Quint Gray
Assistant Editor: Robbin Juris
Managing Editor: Ruth Davis
The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.
Beginning with the 1986 issues, this journal will be refereed. Board members, currently being appointed, will serve as reviewers. Their names will be announced in the next issue.
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