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ERIC Number: ED381805
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Maryland English Journal. Volume 28, Numbers 1-2, Fall 1993 and Spring 1994.
Pula, Judith J., Ed.
Maryland English Journal, v28 n1-2 Fall 1993-Spr 1994
A semi-annual refereed publication of research and instructional practices in English/language arts and allied fields, preschool through adult levels, this volume of "Maryland English Journal" presents articles on a variety of subjects and showcases the work of young writers. Articles in volume 28, number 1 focus on ethnographic studies of workplace writing: "Course Structures That Elicited Students' Ethnographic Studies of Workplace Writing: The Teacher's Overview" (Nancy Shapiro); "'Baltimore Magazine': Cultural Character Extending to Workplace Writing" (Carla D. Porter); "The Technical Challenge: Telling the Story as well as the Facts" (Michele L. Alverez); "Introducing Program Knowledge: A Study of What Goes into a Federal Review Process" (Michael Colson); and "The Effects of Organizational Hierarchy on Collaborative Writing and Ethnographic Research: A Study of a Government Research Laboratory Public Affairs Branch" (Holly D. Stewart). Volume 28, number 1 also includes nine writing samples of Maryland fourth- and sixth-grade students. Volume 28, number 2 presents articles on a variety of topics: "Love and Laughter among the Merry Wives" (Howard C. Adams); "A Descriptive Study of Gender Differences in Proscribed Language Behavior, Beliefs, and Attitudes" (Jean L. Johnson); "Invented Spelling: Research Applications for the Classroom Teacher" (Janet P. Browne); "Immigration Issues" (Kathryn A. Megyeri); "Roundball Respect" (William J. McKenna); and "Publishing the 'Maryland English Journal'" (Victoria Ross Everett). Volume 28, number 2 also includes 15 writing samples of Maryland fourth- through sixth-grade students and an original poem "I Have Heard Their Singing" (Errol Miller). (RS)
Descriptors: Creative Writing, Elementary Secondary Education, English Instruction, Ethnography, Higher Education, Invented Spelling, Sex Differences, Workplace Literacy, Writing Instruction, Writing Research
Department of English, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532 ($6; $4 each in quantity of 100).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maryland Council of Teachers of English, College Park.