ERIC Number: EJ534553
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
English 101: Composition Students, Popular Culture, and Discourse Communities.
Clark, Daniel A.
Journal of General Education, v45 n3 p224-36 1996
Suggests that incorporating popular culture into freshman composition classes can help students understand and engage in course content and can increase interest and motivation. Discusses the idea of discourse communities, or spaces in which meaning is negotiated. Reviews strategies for making students aware of different discourse communities when writing. (12 citations) (AJL)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
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