Everyday Writing Center

Everyday Writing Center

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In a landmark collaboration, five co-authors develop a theme of ordinary disruptions (qthe everydayq) as a source of provocative learning moments that can liberate both student writers and writing center staff. At the same time, the authors parlay Etienne Wenger's concept of qcommunity of practiceq into an ethos of a dynamic, learner-centered pedagogy that is especially well-suited to the peculiar teaching situation of the writing center. They push themselves and their field toward deeper, more significant research, more self-conscious teaching.This year, Missy has taught a fellow tutor to make earrings, and now that tutor is teaching everyone else. As the projects help ... An answer to that question, it seems to us, lies within Linda Brodkeya#39;s essay, a€œWriting on the Bias.a€ In that piece anbsp;...

Title:Everyday Writing Center
Author:Anne Ellen Geller, Michele Eodice, Frankie Condon, Meg Carroll, Elizabeth Boquet
Publisher:University Press of Colorado - 2007-04-15


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