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Hitchcock, Jennifer – Community Literacy Journal, 2016
Jennifer Hitchcock interviews community activist and director of Syracuse University's Composition and Cultural Rhetoric doctoral program, Steve Parks. They discuss Parks's working-class background, career path, influences, and activism. Parks also considers the direction of the field of composition and rhetoric and expresses optimism for the…
Descriptors: Change Agents, Career Development, Influences, Achievement Need
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Parks, Steve; Pollard, Nick – Community Literacy Journal, 2009
Our dialogue explores the development of community/university publishing partnerships in the United States through the dual lens of the U.S-based "Students' Right To Their Own Language" and the U.K.-based Federation of Worker Writers and Community Publishers, a national alliance of working-class writing groups. At the conclusion of the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Writing (Composition), Colleges, School Community Relationship
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Preston, Jacqueline – Community Literacy Journal, 2007
This article revisits the debate between cultural and critical literacy through ethnography challenging popular academic views in education and literacy. Set in a preschool classroom at the inception of the "No Child Left Behind" initiative, this essay focuses on teaching assistant Marylou Anderson. Her experiences growing up in…
Descriptors: Preschool Education, Preschool Teachers, Teacher Aides, Subcultures