ERIC Number: ED216347
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Basic Comp Class as Rhetorical Situation.
The methods used by a college freshman composition teacher to make writing an authentic and natural activity for students are outlined in this paper. Among the techniques described are the use of (1) warm-up activities to encourage sharing written efforts, with teacher-as-participant; (2) peer editing groups; (3) reflection questions; (4) student journals; (5) visual stimuli; (6) interviews with local professional writers; and (7) letters in defense of a class activity. Examples of student writing are appended. (AEA)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Freshman Composition; Journal Writing
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Conference on College Composition and Communication (33rd, San Francisco, CA, March 18-20, 1982).