Rehearsing New Roles [electronic resource] : How College Students Develop as Writers / Lee Ann Carroll.
- Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, 
- Studies in writing & rhetoric.
Studies in writing & rhetoric
1 online resource (190 p.)
- Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.
- Electronic books.
- In Rehearsing New Roles: How College Students Develop as Writers, Lee Ann Carroll argues for a developmental perspective to counter the fantasy held by many college faculty that students should, or could, be taught to write once so that ever after, they can write effectively on any topic, any place, any time. Carroll demonstrates in this volume why a one- or two-semester, first-year course in writing cannot meet all the needs of even more experienced writers. She then shows how students' complex literacy skills develop slowly, often idiosyncratically, over the course of their college years, a
- Cover; Other Books in the Studies in Writing & Rhetoric Series; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; 1. A Preview of Writing Development; 2. Studying College Writers: Context and Methods; 3. Riding the Literacy Roller Coaster in General Education and First-Year Composition; 4. Supporting Writing Development Across Disciplines; 5. A Concluding Look at Development; Appendix A; A.1: Methods and Materials; A.2: CD-ROM Portfolio Assessment; A.3: CD-ROM Student Portfolio Project; A.4: CD-ROM Portfolio Project; Appendix B: The Students; References; Index
Studies in Writing & RhetoricBack Cover
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 157-160) and index.
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