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Title The center will hold : critical perspectives on writing center scholarship / edited by Michael A. Pemberton, Joyce Kinkead
Published Logan : Utah State University Press, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (219 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction / Michael A. Pemberton and Joyce Kinkead -- The writing lab newsletter as history : tracing the growth of a scholarly community / Michael A. Pemberton -- In the spirit of service : making writing center research a "featured character" / Nancy M. Grimm -- Writing center assessment : searching for the "proof" of our effectiveness / Neal Lerner -- Separation, initiation and return : tutor training manuals and writing center lore / Harvey Kail -- Power and authority in peer tutoring / Peter Carino -- Breathing lessons, or Collaboration is / Michele Eodice -- (Re) shaping the profession : graduate courses in writing center theory, practice, and administration / Rebecca Jackson, Carrie Leverenz, Joe Law -- Administration across the curriculum : or Practicing what we preach / Josephine A. Koster -- An ideal writing center : re-imagining space and design / Leslie Hadfield [and others] -- Mentoring in electronic spaces : using resources to sustain relationships / James A. Inman and Donna M. Sewell
Summary In The Center Will Hold, Pemberton and Kinkead have compiled a major volume of essays on the signal issues of scholarship that have established the writing center field and that the field must successfully address in the coming decade. The new century opens with new institutional, demographic, and financial challenges, and writing centers, in order to hold and extend their contribution to research, teaching, and service, must continuously engage those challenges
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 197-210) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
Interdisciplinary approach in education.
Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Writing centers.
Form Electronic book
Author Kinkead, Joyce A., 1954-
Pemberton, Michael A.
LC no. 2003012585
ISBN 087421484X (electronic bk.)
9780874214840 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)
(alk. paper)