ERIC Number: ED445354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
The Ethics of Writing Instruction: Issues in Theory and Practice. Perspectives on Writing: Theory, Research, Practice. Volume 4.
Pemberton, Michael A., Ed.
This collection of essays reveals a keen awareness of the degree to which ethics and ethical systems are located in particular instructional contexts. The essays consider the implications of these contexts from a variety of perspectives, both theoretical and pedagogical. In the collection's first part, Ethics and the Composition Classroom, are the following essays: (1) "Pedagogical Ethics and a Cultural Studies Composition Course: Implications of Discourse Ethics" (Lisa M. Toner); (2) "Advocacy in the Writing Classroom" (John Ruszkiewicz); (3) "Advocating Language: An Ethical Approach to Politics in the Classroom" (William H. Thelin); (4) "Refiguring Classroom Authority" (Andrea Abernethy Lunsford); (5) "The Ethics of Plagiarism" (Rebecca Moore Howard); and (6) "An Ethics of Difference" (Myrna Harrienger and Nan Uber-Kellogg). In the second part, Ethics and Specialized Writing Programs, are these essays: (7) "Composition as Service: Implications of Utilitarian, Duties, and Care Ethics" (Larry Beason); and (8) "Ethics in Technical/Professional Communication: From Telling the Truth to Making Better Decisions in a Complex World" (Cezar M. Ornatowski). In the third part, Ethics and the Profession, are these essays: (9) "A Conflict of Personal and Institutional Ethics: Writing Instruction and Composition Scholarship" (Mary Trachsel); (10) "Literacy, Equality, and Competence: Ethics in Writing Assessment" (Michael M. Williamson and Brian Huot); (11) "Exploring Our Ethics of Evaluating Student Writing" (Jane Detweiler, Jane Mathison Fife, Robert W. McEachern, and Lauren Sewell Coulter); (12) "Going Public" (Peter Mortensen); and (13) "The Ethics of Public Review" (Miles Myers). (NKA)
Descriptors: Ethics, Higher Education, Plagiarism, Rhetoric, Technical Writing, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction
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