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Aull, Laura – Composition Forum, 2023
Recent translingual, CLA, and sociocognitive scholarship call for increased attention to language and show enduring interest in language in composition. This article suggests these calls persist but don't succeed because of composition's limiting habitus: the norms and inertia propelled by U.S. linguistic miseducation and the field's uneven…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Language Usage, Language Patterns, Diversity
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Ives, Lindsey; Spitzer, Linnea – Composition Forum, 2023
In a recent survey completed by 84 graduates of rhetoric and composition PhD programs at various phases of their career, a majority of respondents reported that their graduate programs provided excellent guidance when it came to teaching but insufficient guidance toward scholarly publication. An analysis of survey responses suggests that scholarly…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Scholarship, Publications
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Becker, Tim – Composition Forum, 2023
While "transfer" remains the dominant yet controversial metaphor for describing how learning from one context affects learning in another, writing scholars propose numerous alternatives better aligned with current models of learning in "consequential transitions," "boundary crossing," and "threshold…
Descriptors: Transfer of Training, Figurative Language, Metacognition, Learning Processes
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Stinnett, Jerry – Composition Forum, 2023
This article explores the sources of student dispositions toward rhetorical approaches to first-year writing instruction through a case study of Lora, a particularly motivated writing student. The study traces Lora's performance and development of her identity through the imparting of personally meaningful objectives like "standing out"…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Writing Instruction, Student Motivation, Student Attitudes
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Rounsaville, Angela R. – Composition Forum, 2023
This program profile focuses on the collective work and beginning stages of moving a very large writing program from default orientations of predominantly white institutions (PWI) to practices responsive to Hispanic-serving institution (HSI) opportunities over a five-year period. Throughout this profile, I narrate how faculty of all ranks within…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions, College Freshmen, Freshman Composition
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Kareem, Jamila M. – Composition Forum, 2023
Much of the research in composition about Hispanic-serving institutions focuses on the tripartite of writing program administrators, faculty, and students and the complexities of multilingual learner pedagogies. This article draws on conversational interview methods and data to analyze the servingness of three Floridian HSIs through critical race…
Descriptors: Enrollment, Writing Instruction, Hispanic American Students, Minority Serving Institutions
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Jackson, N. Claire; Klotz, Sarah – Composition Forum, 2023
Despite a rapid growth in student interest, the Rhetoric and Composition minor at the College of the Holy Cross faces staffing challenges due to its placement in an interdisciplinary center but reliance on faculty lines in English. In an attempt to address these challenges, we sought to develop a new gateway course to the minor that was deeply…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Religious Colleges, Catholic Schools
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Rademaekers, Justin K. – Composition Forum, 2023
Universities across the globe have begun to invest in transdisciplinary research: a complex form of collaboration that places divergent disciplinary specialists and community members in participatory research aimed at addressing an applied research question. For a collaboration to succeed in this knowledge work, participants must engage in radical…
Descriptors: Universities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Collaborative Writing, Research
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Meridith Reed; Amy D. Williams – Composition Forum, 2023
Research on writing pedagogy education (WPE) emphasizes the importance of engaging graduate student instructors (GSIs) in mindful reflection about their own practices and about composition theory. Little research, however, has explored what we learn from a systematic, empirical investigation of GSIs' reflective writing. In this article, we…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Theories, Reflection
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Larysa Bobrova – Composition Forum, 2023
This program profile describes the establishment and development of the English Language Learner Writing Center (ELLWC) at Miami University. The Center's mission is to help multilingual (ML) students whose first language (L1) is other than English build writing skills while improving their academic English proficiency. The ELLWC's profile details…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, English (Second Language), Laboratories, Writing (Composition)
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Karen J. Lunsford; Amanda Stansell – Composition Forum, 2023
In this program profile, we describe the development of a new track in Science Communication (SciComm) for an existing Professional Writing minor offered by an independent Writing Program. We identify the international and local exigencies for improving SciComm; the resources needed for this new track--both those already in place and those…
Descriptors: Universities, Sciences, Communication Skills, Communication (Thought Transfer)
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Nancy Mack – Composition Forum, 2023
The bias against personal experience manifests in writing courses as privileging the citation of scholars, fearing emotional writing, and equating argumentation with democratic ideals. To value the lives and knowledges of marginalized students, the curricular goals, assignments, and activities for writing courses needs to be reconsidered.…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Disadvantaged, Culturally Relevant Education, Personal Narratives
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Denise K. Comer – Composition Forum, 2023
This article presents the results of an IRB-approved study investigating what learners self-identify about their writing-transfer learning in 3,404 reflections on "providing" peer feedback. Drawing on writing-transfer theory, results are analyzed according to what learners self-identify about writing transfer in the following three…
Descriptors: Peer Evaluation, Feedback (Response), Writing Skills, Transfer of Training
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Jessa M. Wood – Composition Forum, 2023
Researchers have examined many strategies for instructor preparation, but the role of common textbooks has received little attention, despite Yancey listing them as an essential feature to consider in developing instructor preparation. This case study examines the impact of the custom common textbook on graduate and professional instructors in a…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Freshman Composition, Writing Instruction, College Faculty
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Elizabeth Caravella – Composition Forum, 2023
Responding to the call for embracing mêtis in the classroom, this piece puts scholarship on embodiment and emergent gameplay in conversation with one another to explore a potential means of cultivating "mêtic" intelligence in the composition classroom by empirically examining how the open world game "The Legend of Zelda: Breath of…
Descriptors: Rhetorical Theory, Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Class Activities
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