Volume 6, Number 1 (Spring 1987)

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Editor's Column

Basic Skills, Basic Writing, Basic Research, Joseph F. Trimmer

Models of Intellectual Development and Writing: A Response to Myra Kogen et al., Janice N. Hays

Teaching Grammar to Writers, Janice Neuleib and Irene Brosnahan

The Trouble with Writing is the Trouble with Reading, Alice S. Horning

An Alternative to Revising: The Proleptic Grasp, Sandra Schor

A Questioning Voice: Instructors and Basic Writers Interact, Marcia S. Curtis and Sara L. Stelzner

Using TV News in Basic Writing Classes, Robert F. Moss

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About this Issue

The Journal of Basic Writingpublishes 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: Lynn Quitman Troyka
Associate and Managing Editor:Ruth Davis
Associate Editor: Marilyn Maiz
Copyreader: Richard A. Mandelbaum

Editorial Board

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The Journal of Basic Writing is published with support from the City University of New York, Instructional Resource Center.

Cover design by E. H. Jaffe

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