Kresge Library

Writing Across the Curriculum: Building Partnerships
Oakland University's
Rhetoric Program
"Writing Across the Curriculum: Building Partnerships"
Professor Kathleen Blake Yancey
Clemson University

Please join Oakland University's Rhetoric Program in welcoming Kathleen Blake Yancey (Clemson University) to campus on Tuesday, April 6, 2004. Professor Yancey will present her talk, "Writing Across the Curriculum: Building Partnerships" from noon-1:00 pm in 242 Elliott Hall. A lunch and workshop will follow (1:00-3:30 pm, Lake Michigan Room, Oakland Center).

In her talk, Professor Yancey will address some of the many issues related to writing-to-learn in the disciplines. The workshop will focus on strategies for creating syllabi for writing intensive courses. If you have a syllabus and ideas for a writing-intensive course in your department please bring those with you to the workshop.

Kathleen Blake Yancey is the director of the Pearce Center for Professional Communication at Clemson University. Past Chair of the NCTE College Section and immediate Past President of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, she currently is Chair of the Conference on College Composition and Communication. Professor Yancey co-founded and for seven years co-edited the journal Assessing Writing, and she consults widely--on issues and topics connected to college and K-12 composition; WAC and CAC; general education; and assessment. Professor Yancey has authored numerous books, articles and book chapters, including articles in press on assessing electronic texts and on the use of digital portfolios.

Please RSVP by Tuesday, March 30 (for either or both events) to Professor Margaret Willard-Traub (248-370-4118).

Consult Professor Yancey's web page for a list of recent books chapters and articles. In addition, follow the links below to access Professor Yancey's publications that are available at Kresge Library.

Articles by Professor Yancey available online*
The Perils of Creating a Class Web Site: It Was the Best of Times, It Was the....(with Greg Wickliff), Computers and Composition v18 n2 (2001): p177-86.
WPA Outcomes Statement for First-Year Composition, (with Susanmarie Harrington, Rita Malencyzk, Irv Peckham, et al.), College English v63 n3 (Jan 2001): p321-25.
Getting Beyond Exhaustion: Reflection, Self-Assessment, and Learning, Clearing House v72 n1 (Sep-Oct 1998): p13-17.


Book chapters and articles by Professor Yancey available at Kresge Library (in print)
"Looking Back as We Look Forward: Historicizing Writing Assessment" in Trends and Issues in Postsecondary English Studies; National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL, 2000.
"Looking Back as We Look Forward: Historicizing Writing Assessment," College Composition and Communication v50 n3 (Feb. 1999): p483-503.
Assessing Writing across the Curriculum: Diverse Approaches and Practices (vol. 1), (ed. with Brian Huot), Perspectives on Writing: Theory, Research, Practice, 1999. ERIC Document No.: ED445351
"A Single Good Mind: Collaboration, Cooperation, and the Writing Self" (with Michael Spooner), College Composition and Communication v49 n1 (Feb. 1998): p45-62.
"Postings on a Genre of Email" (with Michael Spooner), College Composition and Communication v47 n2 (May 1996): p252-78.
"The electronic portfolio: shifting paradigms," Computers and Composition v. 13 no2 (1996) p. 259-62.
"Portfolio, electronic, and the links between," Computers and Composition v. 13 no2 (1996) p. 129-33.
Voices on Voice: Perspectives, Definitions, Inquiry. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1994.
Portfolios in the Writing Classroom: An Introduction.  Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English, 1992. 
"Comments on 'Recognizing the learning disabled college writer,'" College English v. 52 (Mar. 1990) p. 340-2.

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