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ERIC Number: EJ862171
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1534-9322
WRA 125--Writing: The Ethnic and Racial Experience--An Afrocentric Approach
Perryman-Clark, Staci
Composition Studies, v37 n2 p126-134 Fall 2009
This article provides the syllabus for the course "WRA 125--Writing: The Ethnic and Racial Experience: An Afrocentric Approach." This course will examine writing the American, ethnic and racial experience, using an Afrocentric framework to explore the field of Composition Studies. Students will be introduced to Ebonics/African American Language (AAL) and African American Rhetoric (AAR) as systems of speaking and writing, equally legitimate to Standard Academic English (SAE), the writing that students typically do in school.
Texas Christian University. TCU Department of English 297270, 2800 South University Drive, Fort Worth, TX 76129. Tel: 817-257-6895; Fax: 817-257-6238; e-mail: compositionstudies@tcu.edu; Web site: http://www. compositionstudies.tcu.edu/
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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