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Brave New world: Teaching Students Who Make Waves – J36

Four brief case studies, representing new and changing populations on campus. The group has left lots of time at the end for discussion. “We don’t have any easy answers.” Kari Warren, ” ‘Did My Mom call you yet?” Teaching Millenial Students (And Their Helicopter Parents)” Heidi Hanrahan, “‘I’ve got to pay the rent': Teaching the Working Class Student” Elizabeth Vogel, “‘What does analysis mean?': Teaching the mainstreamed ESL student.” Bethany…

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A Loose Canon No More: Style's Relevance to Writing Instruction – CCCC 2009 – Session I36

Nate Krueter, “High Stakes Style” Star Medzerian, “Rereading the Past: Style’s Place in Our Disciplinary Memory” Mike Duncan, “Destroying the Topic Sentence” William Fitzgerald, “Dressing Up in Style: The Return of the Figurative in Composition Pedagogy” This was one of the most enjoyable 4Cs panels I’ve attended, mostly because it reminded me that I got into this major because I love words. What follows are my rough notes, lightly edited,…