ENG 505, Fall 2014, Bradley Dilger

Mentoring for first-year composition: Introductory Composition at Purdue (ICaP)

Course materials for English 106

As of today (Aug 13) these are PDF drafts; final materials will be posted here as Word documents ASAP.

Orientation readings

Here's the current schedule for orientations (2014-0813).

These are a mix of PDFs and external links. Some require the super-secret password I gave you by email.

  1. Baron, Dennis. “From Pencils to Pixels: The Stages of Literacy Technologies.Passions, Pedagogies, and 21st Century Technologies. Ed. Gail Hawisher and Cindy Selfe. Utah State UP, 1999. 15–33. Original at http://www.english.illinois.edu/-people-/faculty/debaron/essays/pencils.htm
  2. Blackmon, Samantha, Haynes, Linda, and Laurie A. Pinkert. Table of Contents and Chapter 1 of Composing Yourself: A Student Guide to Introductory Composition at Purdue. Southlake, TX: Fountainhead, 2013.
  3. Introductory Composition at Purdue. “English 10600 Goals, Means, and Outcomes.” http://icap.rhetorike.org/106gmo
  4. Introductory Composition at Purdue. “Technology Goals, Means, and Outcomes for Instructors of English 106 (2014).” http://icap.rhetorike.org/techgoals
  5. Introductory Composition at Purdue. “What’s a Conference?: Peer Wisdom for and from 106 Instructors.”
  6. Introductory Composition at Purdue. “Manual for Teaching Assistants” (2013).
  7. National Council of Teachers of English. “CCCC Position Statement on Teaching, Learning, and Assessing Writing in Digital Environments.” Original at http://www.ncte.org/cccc/resources/positions/digitalenvironments
  8. Newkirk, Thomas. “The First Five Minutes: Setting the Agenda in a Writing Conference.” Writing and Response: Theory, Practice, and Research. Ed. Chris Anson. Urbana, IL: NCTE, 1989. 317–331.
  9. Ortmeier-Hooper, Christina. “English May Be My Second Language, but I’m Not ESL.” College Composition and Communication 59.3 (2008): 389–419.
  10. Stewart, Donald. “Some History Lessons for Composition Teachers.” The Writing Teacher’s Sourcebook. Ed. Gary Tate & Edward Corbett. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford UP, 1988. 16–23.
  11. Wardle, Elizabeth. “‘Mutt Genres’ and the Goal of FYC: Can We Help Students Write the Genres of the University?CCC 60:4, June 2009. 765-789.
  12. Yancey, Kathleen Blake. “Made Not Only in Words: Composition in a New Key.” College Composition and Communication 56.2 (2004): 297–328.

Online readings for ENG 106

Updated 2014–0812. Hold off on printing these for now -- you can read 'em if you want.
  1. Blackburn, Jessie. “The Web Surfer.Composition Forum 21 (Spring 2010).
  2. Brandt, Deborah. “Sponsors of Literacy” CCC 49.2 1998
  3. Dirk, Kerry. “Navigating Genres.”
  4. Driscoll, Dana. “Introduction to Primary Research.”
  5. Grabill, Jeff, et al (WIDE). “The Writing Lives of College Students.”
  6. Kain, Donna & Elizabeth Wardle, “Activity Theory for the Writing Classroom.”
  7. Nielsen, Jakob. Twitter Postings: Iterative Design.
  8. Spinuzzi, Clay. “(writers love txt).”