ERIC Number: ED288567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: N/A
Inside English: Journal of the English Council of California Two-Year Colleges; Fall 1977, Winter 1978, and Spring 1978.
Booth, Richard E., Ed.
Inside English, v4 n1-3 Fall-Spr 1977-1978
Designed primarily for English faculty at two-year colleges in California, "Inside English" includes articles on major instructional, curricular, administrative, and employment issues of concern to teachers in the field as well as information on the activities of the English Council of the California Two-Year Colleges (ECCTYC). The Fall 1977, and Winter and Spring 1978 issues contain the following feature articles: (1) "The Demise of Literature: Some Hypotheses and Exhortations," by Don Liles, which looks at ways literature teachers can attract students to read and study literature; (2) "This Kid Can WRITE! A Comp. Program That Works," by Patt McDermid and Marshall Kremers; (3) "Literature and Literacy: Which Should We Teach?" by Peggy Pryzant, which looks at trends in English enrollments; (4) "Literature by the Contract," by Marshall Cook, which explains the use of contract grading in a literature course; (5) "Modern Literature: Best Selling Novel," by Linda G. Wadleigh, which relates experiences teaching a popular literature course; (6) "A Composition Bibliography," compiled by Norm Prinsky; (7) "Oral--Aural Techniques in Remedial Writing Instruction," by Nancy H. Hoot, which describes a way of transferring students' speaking skills to their writing; (8) "Motivating Factors in Developing Student Writing Skills," by Verle Barnes, which recommends that developmental writing instruction be individualized, positive, utilitarian, practical, and enjoyable; (9) "A Practical Approach to Practical Writing," by Anna M. Ingalls, which recommends ways in which remedial writing instructors can encourage and motivate their students; (10) "Voices from Baccalaureate Study and the Marketplace," by Barbara Bilson, which highlights the importance of writing skills in college and on the job; (11) "The Coming of the Classless Society: Garrison's Method," by Liana Nixen, which responds to and applauds Roger Garrison's model of writing feedback; (12) "The English Teacher's Five Foot Shelf: Information, Please in the English Department," by Norm Prinsky, which urges composition instructors to keep abreast of the current literature on teaching writing; (13) "English and Employment: Antonyms?" by Julie Hatoff-MiraCosta, which suggests ways that English majors can capitalize on their skills in the job marketplace; and (14) "Sacred, Profane, and Humane in Department Life," by Hazard Adams, which reveals cycles in departmental politics. (AYC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: English Council of the California Two-Year Colleges.
Note: This journal is printed in oversize form (11.5 x 14.5). All pages have been photographically reduced by ERIC to standard size (8.5 x 11) before microfiching. For the complete archival compilation of volumes 1-13 of "Inside English," see ED 272 238.