ERIC Number: EJ603198
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Teacher's Audience Is Always a Fiction.
Pelkowski, Stephanie G.
Composition Forum, v10 n2 p20-30 Win-Spr 2000
Argues that writing teachers ultimately need to view their prompts rhetorically. Argues that writing teachers should consider carefully the role that students have as audiences, writing audience responses to teachers' texts through their essays. Argues that a rhetorical analysis of the prompt will help students criticize the cues of a real-world text and help them respond more effectively. (SR)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, Higher Education, Rhetoric, Student Role, Teacher Student Relationship, Writing (Composition), Writing Assignments, Writing Instruction
The Writing Program, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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