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What we are becoming : developments in undergraduate writing majors

Publication Type:



Utah State University Press, Logan, p.294 (2010)

Call Number:

Cubb PE1405 .U6 W46 2010



Creative writing (Higher education)--United States, English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States, English philology--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States, Report writing--Study and teaching (Higher)--United States, Writing centers--United States


Contents: A major in flexibility / Rebecca de Wind Mattingly and Patricia Harkin -- Redefining the undergraduate English writing major: an integrated approach at a small comprehensive university / Randy Brooks, Peiling Zhao, and Carmella Braniger -- Re-storying disciplinary relationships: the development of an undergraduate writing concentration / Lisa Langstraat, Mike Palmquist, and Kate Kiefer -- Outside the English department: Oakland University's writing program and the writing and rhetoric major / Wallis May Andersen -- "Between the idea and the reality... falls the shadow" : the promise and peril of a small college writing major / Kelly Lowe and William Macauley -- The writing major as shared commitment / Rodney F. Dick -- Dancing with our siblings: the unlikely case for a rhetoric major / David Beard -- Writing program development and disciplinary integrity: what's rhetoric got to do with it? / Lori Baker and Teresa Henning -- Remembering the canons' middle sisters: style, memory, and the return of the progymnasmata in the liberal arts writing major / Dominic F. Delli Carpini and Michael J. Zerbe -- Civic rhetoric and the undergraduate major in rhetoric and writing / Thomas A. Moriarty and Greg Giberson -- Composing multiliteracies and image : multimodal writing majors for a creative economy / Joddy Murray -- Not just another pretty classroom genre : the uses of creative nonfiction in the writing major / Celest Martin -- The writing arts major: a work in process / Jennifer Courtney, Deb Martin, and Diane Penrod -- "What exactly is this major?": creating disciplinary identity through an introductory course / Sanford Tweedie, Jennifer Courtney, and William I. Wolff -- Toward a description of undergraduate writing majors / Lee Campbell and Debra Jacobs.