Volume 9, Number 1 (Spring 1990)

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Editor's Column

Pragamatic Politics: Using Assessment Tools to (Re)Shape a Curriculum, Linda Hanson Meeker

Promoting Literacy Through Literature: Reading and Writing in ESL Composition, Jacqueline Costello

Handwriting Rate and Syntactic Fluency, Donald A. McAndrew

The Rhetoric/Syntax Split: Designing a Curriculum for ESL Students, Barbara Kroll

Basic Writers and the Library: A Plan for Providing Meaningful Bibliographic Instruction, Boyd Koehler and Kathryn Swanson

Writing: A Holistic or Atomistic Entity?, Kyle Perkins and Sheila R. Brutten

News and Announcements

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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: Bill Bernhardt and Peter Miller
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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