ERIC Number: ED315789
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Encountering Student Texts: Interpretive Issues in Reading Student Writing.
Lawson, Bruce, Ed.; And Others
Designed to raise the full range of hermeneutic concerns regarding evaluation of student writing, and to spur further research and discussion, this collection of essays focuses on a reconsideration of the interpretation and evaluation practices of writing teachers. Essays include: "A Reflective Conversation: 'Tempos of Meaning'" (Margaret Himley); "The Drama of the Text" (W. Ross Winterowd); "A Hero in the Classroom" (James Thomas Zebroski); "Learning to Read Student Papers from a Feminine Perspective, I" (Elizabeth A. Flynn); "An Analysis of Response: Dream, Prayer, and Chart" (Tilly Warnock); "Teachers as Readers, Readers as Teachers" (Patricia Y. Murray); "Asking for a Text and Trying to Learn It" (Jim W. Corder); "On Intention in Student Texts" (Sharon Crowley); "Reading Intention" (Norm Katz); "Interpreting Student Writing" (Janice M. Lauer); "Learning to Read Student Papers from a Feminine Perspective, II" (John F. Flynn); "Reading Student Texts: Proteus Grabbing Proteus" (Charles Bazerman); "On Writing Reading and Reading Writing" (Lisa Ede); "Reading a Text: Does the Author Make a Difference?" (Stephen B. Kucer); "Paper Grading and the Rhetorical Stance" (James S. Baumlin and Tita French Baumlin); "Evaluating Writing to Learn: Responding to Journals" (Richard Beach); "Imagining the Past and Teaching Essay and Poetry Writing" (Anthony Petrosky); and "Responding to Responses: Good News, Bad News, and Unanswered Questions" (Lee Odell). (RS)
Descriptors: Grading, Higher Education, Reader Text Relationship, Student Evaluation, Student Needs, Teacher Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Evaluation, Writing Teachers
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 13400-0015; $10.95 members, $14.95 non-members).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.