Week 14: April 26


  • Topic: Guest lecture by Dr. Doug Eyman: Writing at GMU

Homework, to do for April 28

Homework, to read for April 28

  • Horner, Bruce, and Min-Zan Lu. “Working Rhetoric and Composition.” College English 72.5 (2010): 470-494. (PDF available in Blackboard)
  • Downs, Douglas, and Elizabeth Wardle. “Teaching about Writing, Righting Misconceptions:(Re)Envisioning ‘First-Year Composition’ as “Introduction to Writing Studies’.” CCC 58.4 (2007): 552-584. (PDF available in Blackboard)
  • Hillocks, George, Jr. “What Works in Teaching Composition: A Meta-Analysis of Experimental Treatment Studies.” American Journal of Education 93.1 (1984): 133-170. (Skim, paying particular attention to Summary and Discussion section (pp. 159-164). PDF available in Blackboard)