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ERIC Number: ED345263
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 299
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: ISBN-0-8141-5268-6
Teacher as Writer: Entering the Professional Conversation.
Dahl, Karin L., Ed.
This book, featuring teacher writers from all levels of education, offers consciousness-raising stories of the teachers' first steps toward authorship, advice for all aspects of the Writing process, suggestions for conducting writing groups, and a wealth of insider information on how to develop quality articles for professional journals and get them published. Included in the book are: (1) "Introduction: Old Habits, New Conversations" (K. L. Dahl); (2) "Evolving Voice" (T. Romano); (3) "A Teacher's Story of Renewal" (N. Gorrell); (4) "Writing Groups: A Personal Source of Support" (B. Van Ryder); (5) "Teacher Research: Catalyst for Writing" (C. L. Five); (6) "Students Teach Me What To Write" (J. Simmons); (7) "Reflections of a Teacher Writer" (V. E. Milz); (8) "Getting It Down and Sending It Out" (R. Monroe); (9) "Why Write for Publication?" (C. Crowe); (10) "Professional Writing: Redefining Teaching as Learning" (R. Winters); (11) "To Read Like an Author" (A. M. Frager); (12) "Writing, Editing, and Miracles" (K. Donelson); (13) "Inside 'Language Arts': An Editor's Story of One Journal" (W. H. Teale); (14) "Authentic Voices for an Isolated Profession" (B. F. Nelms); (15) "An Affiliate Editor's Perspective" (A. K. Swinger); (16) "Nuts and Bolts of Writing a Manuscript" (G. E. Tompkins); (17) "Searching for Journals: A Brief Guide and 100 Sample Species (C. M. Anson and B. Maylath); (18) "Beating the Odds: Getting a Manuscript Published" (M. A. Deitrich); (19) "Confessions of a Computer Convert" (T. Kibler); (20) "Finding Voices in the Silence" (R. Casbergue and P. J. Austin); (21) "Beginnings: Effective Starting Points for Professional Writing" (E. Tway); (22) "Decisions Authors Make while Writing" (D. L. Prater); (23) "Distancing from and Revising Text" (L. M. McGee and G. E. Tompkins); (24) "Revision: The Heart of Writing" (K. M. Feathers); (25) "Rejection: Who Needs It?" (A. K. Swinger); (26) "Writing Communities: One Historical Perspective" (M. K. Healy); (27) "A Writer's Community: How Teachers Can Form Writing Groups" (R. K. Durst); (28) "Collaborative Writing as an Option" (J. Dillard and K. L. Dahl); and (29) "Creating Communities for Teacher Research" (M. Cochran-Smith and S. L. Lytle). (HB)
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 52686-3050; $14.95 members, $19.95 nonmembers).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: English Teachers; Journal Articles; Teacher Writers; Teacher Writing; Writing Groups
Note: Edited with the Committee on Professional Writing Networks for Teachers and Supervisors.