The critical approach to L2 writing is arguably one of the most significant recent developments in L2 writing pedagogy. A. Suresh Canagarajah provides a thorough discussion of this topic in Critical Academic Writing and Multilingual Students. This volume facilitates teacher self-reflection and enables readers to better understand the motivations and pedagogical implications--especially for L2 writing--of a more openly pedagogical approach. Critical Academic Writing and Multilingual Students explains what it means to commit to an academic pedagogy, in terms of form, self, content, and community--and what it can accomplish in the L2 writing classroom. It's a guide for writing teachers who wish to embark on a journey toward increased critical awareness of the role they play, or potentially could play, in the lives of their students.This is another example of the strategy of appropriation we discussed in the last chapter. ... As we consider pedagogical alternatives for encouraging this negotiation, we need to first consider the approaches proposed by EAP pedagogues in the past. ... There is a general animosity against the personal essay, which was the stock assignment of writing teachers in the past (Brinton, Snow, and Wescheanbsp;...
|Title||:||Critical Academic Writing and Multilingual Students|
|Author||:||A. Suresh Canagarajah|
|Publisher||:||University of Michigan Press/ELT - 2002-10-14|