ERIC Number: ED191081
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Thematic Issue: The Politics and Practice of Teaching Writing.
Long, Maxine M., Ed.; McCleary, William J., Ed.
English Record, v31 n3 Sum 1980
The seven articles in this journal issue deal with the politics and practice of teaching writing. The articles focus on the following topics: (1) efforts to establish educational accountability, including competency based teacher education, licensing of teachers, and minimum competency testing; (2) methods for teaching students to use intuition in the composing process; (3) the use of forensic rhetoric (legal writing) as the basis of an argumentative prose course; (4) basic skills in English and the training of English teachers; (5) a free writing lesson in a first grade classroom; (6) cohesion in writing; and (7) a college course in autobiographical writing. (GT)
Descriptors: Accountability, Autobiographies, Basic Skills, Cohesion (Written Composition), Competency Based Teacher Education, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Higher Education, Minimum Competency Testing, Persuasive Discourse, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Writing Processes
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New York State English Council.