ERIC Number: ED311940
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Inside English: Journal of the English Council of California Two-Year Colleges; Vol. XV, Nos. 1-4, October 1987, December 1987, March 1988, and May 1988.
Woodruff, Barbara Bilson, Ed.
Inside English, v15 n1-4 1987-88
Designed primarily for English faculty at community colleges in California, "Inside English" includes articles on instructional innovations in teaching remedial writing, literature courses, and freshman composition, and on major curricular, administrative, and employment issues in the field. The first issue of volume 15 focuses primarily on English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) instruction and includes the following feature articles: "The Puente Project: Building Confidence through Writing," by Walter Sherwood; "ESL and Freshman Comp: No Double Standard," by Karen Yoshihara; "ESL and the College Library: Creating an ESL Collection," by Alice Stiebel; "An Audience of One: The Writer's Voice and the International Student," by Philip Brady; and "An ESL Program: One College's Answer," by Alice Gosak. Issue number 2 deals largely with developmental writing instruction and contains the following: "Basic Writers as Writers: Crimson Rosellas and the Teaching of Writing," by Margie Whalen; "Somewhere between...English 100: Neither Fish nor Fowl," by Barbara Kerr Davis; "Murphy's Law in the Classroom: Community College Students Meet Grammar," by Patricia Peterson; and "Community College Teaching Methods: A Strategy for Basic and Developmental Writing," by Richard Hascal. Issue number 3 presents "The Computer as Equalizer: Computers in the Writing Class," by Ronald Hartwell; "The Interconnectedness of All Things: Interdisciplinary Studies and the Relevance of Writing," by Terre Ouwehand; "Computer Assistance: But Can It Tell a Joke?" by Richard Hascal; "Collaborative Composition: WOLM, 'The Tempest,' and English 1A," by Arnold Solkov; and "Community College ESL: What Should Be Its Mission?" by Kathleen Llanos. Literature instruction is the theme of issue number 4, which includes "Literature in the Eighties: The Work of Literary Merit (WOLM) Program at Santa Rosa Junior College," by Edythe Briggs and others; "Campus Reaction to the WOLM," by Edythe Briggs; "A Method of Judgment: Evaluating Short Stories in Beginning Literature Courses," by Ray Weinstein; "A Way into Literature: Interviewing Francis Macomber," by Judith Hert; "Pick a Book, Any Book," by Robert Duxbury; "Student Response to the WOLM and 'The Tempest'," by Ida Egli; "Approaches to 'The Tempest'," by Marjorie Ford; "Teaching "Canterbury Tales": Chaucer, Middle English, and the Bilingual Student," by Nancy Nadeau; "Reversing Thought Units: A Poem by Any Other Name," by Annette Lynch; and "Community Colleges and the University: Who Can Learn What from Whom?" by Marlene Griffith. (AYC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College English, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Area Writing, English Instruction, English (Second Language), Interdisciplinary Approach, Literature, Poetry, Remedial Instruction, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
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 were photographically reduced by ERIC to standard size (8.5 x 11) before microfiche copies were made. For volumes 1-13 of "Inside English," see ED 272 238 for the archival compilation, or see ED 288 564-575 and ED 281 603 for individual volumes 1-14.