ERIC Number: EJ606375
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Engaging Students in the Conflict: Academic Discourse, Its Variations, and Its Instruction.
Jones, Donald C.
Composition Studies, v28 n1 p95-113 Spr 2000
Shows how academic discourse can be taught as a site of conflict to be examined by first-year writing students. Shows that the articulation of personal experiences and beliefs by students can be the starting point for significant learning. Concludes that educators should consider their audience of first-year students and engage them in the conflict over academic discourse. (SC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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