ERIC Number: ED343653
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Sep
Inside English: Journal of the English Council of the California Two Year Colleges. Volume 19, Numbers 1-4, September 1991, December 1991, March 1992, May 1992.
Woodruff, Barbara Bilson, Ed.; And Others
Inside English, v19 n1-4 Sep-May 1991-1992
With each issue focusing on a different theme, volume 19 of "Inside English" looks at the cultural diversity in the community college curriculum, teaching literature at all levels, teaching writing at all levels, and the challenge of teaching English in the 1990's. In addition to regular columns on the English Council of California Two-Year Colleges (ECCTYC) and legislative concerns, the issues include the following feature articles: (1) "Cultural Diversity: A Feminist Perspective. Whose Politics? Whose Canon?" by Nancy Gray; (2) "A Primer on Chicano Literature," by Jesus J. Gonzales; (3) "'La Bamba': Film as Text," by Janet Madden and Sara Blake; (4) "Redefining the American Novel: Isabel Allende and Other Latin American Writers," by Jack Jackson; (5) "Multicultural Freshman Comp: Strategies for Infusing Cultural Diversity," by Millie M. Kidd; (6) "Rethinking the Canon: The Commonplace Book of Our Shared Culture," by Mark Nicoll-Johnson; (7) "Reader-Response Theory as a First Step in a Literature Class," by Vincent F. Piro; (8) "From Story to Poetry: Using Ballads to Bridge the Genres," by Madeline Loewe Puccioni; (9) "Traditional Literature in an Untraditional Comp Class: Myths About Convicts, and Vice Versa," by Dan Satterlee; (10) "Modifying Teaching Behavior: Encouraging Critical Thinking in a Composition Class," by Judith Rose; (11) "Developing Students' Critical Thinking and Writing: Using the Dialectical Journal," by Sheila Thorne; (12) "Rediscovering Model Essays: Teaching to the Many While Not Neglecting the Few," by Alison Kuehner; (13) "Talking Back: Personalized Cassettes and ESL (English as a Second Language) Students," by La Vergne Rosow; (14) "Helping Students Do the Thinking: Empowering Students, Enlivening Classes," by Marlene Martin; (15) "Salvage Operations and Miraculous Recoveries: Dealing With Problem Classes," by James Piper; (16) "Serving At Risk Students: Humanizing the Curriculum and the Classroom," by John F. Gardenhire; (17) "Using Classroom Assessment: Teachers as Researchers," by Jim Whearty and Kim Wolterbeek; and (18) "Breaking Down the Walls of Prejudice: Holistic Learning in the Writing Classroom," by James R. Musgrave. (JMC)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, College English, Community Colleges, Cultural Differences, Educational Legislation, English Instruction, Instructional Innovation, Journal Writing, Literature, Poetry, Remedial Instruction, Student Writing Models, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing (Composition), Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: English Council of the California Two-Year Colleges.
Note: Each page of the original 11 inch by 14 inch journal has been converted to two overlapping "landscape" pages (11 inches by 8-1/2 inches).