Revising the Writing Center: A Reconsideration of Writing Center Work

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/194766
Title:
Revising the Writing Center: A Reconsideration of Writing Center Work
Author:
Singh-Corcoran, Nathalie Usha
Issue Date:
2005
Publisher:
The University of Arizona.
Rights:
Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.
Abstract:
This dissertation centers on the value of work in the institution and composition and rhetoric in the same vane as texts such as Evan Watkin's --Work Time-- and Ernest Boyer's --Scholarship Reconsidered--. The major difference between this project and the others is that I choose the writing center as the site through which I examine academic work. The project is specifically attentive to the hierarchy of research, teaching, and service. It examines how the hierarchy plays out in the center and how writing center workers interpret and apply the hierarchy. While in many instances, the writing centers conform to it, they also resist it and revise it to suit their needs. The institution and composition and rhetoric can learn from and apply their acts of resistance to strengthen higher education as a whole.
Type:
text; Electronic Dissertation
Keywords:
Composition; Writing Centers; Writing Program Administration; Research; Teaching; Service
Degree Name:
AuD
Degree Level:
doctoral
Degree Program:
Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English; Graduate College
Degree Grantor:
University of Arizona
Committee Chair:
Miller, Thomas P.

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.language.isoENen_US
dc.titleRevising the Writing Center: A Reconsideration of Writing Center Worken_US
dc.creatorSingh-Corcoran, Nathalie Ushaen_US
dc.contributor.authorSingh-Corcoran, Nathalie Ushaen_US
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.publisherThe University of Arizona.en_US
dc.rightsCopyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis dissertation centers on the value of work in the institution and composition and rhetoric in the same vane as texts such as Evan Watkin's --Work Time-- and Ernest Boyer's --Scholarship Reconsidered--. The major difference between this project and the others is that I choose the writing center as the site through which I examine academic work. The project is specifically attentive to the hierarchy of research, teaching, and service. It examines how the hierarchy plays out in the center and how writing center workers interpret and apply the hierarchy. While in many instances, the writing centers conform to it, they also resist it and revise it to suit their needs. The institution and composition and rhetoric can learn from and apply their acts of resistance to strengthen higher education as a whole.en_US
dc.typetexten_US
dc.typeElectronic Dissertationen_US
dc.subjectCompositionen_US
dc.subjectWriting Centersen_US
dc.subjectWriting Program Administrationen_US
dc.subjectResearchen_US
dc.subjectTeachingen_US
dc.subjectServiceen_US
thesis.degree.nameAuDen_US
thesis.degree.leveldoctoralen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineRhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of Englishen_US
thesis.degree.disciplineGraduate Collegeen_US
thesis.degree.grantorUniversity of Arizonaen_US
dc.contributor.chairMiller, Thomas P.en_US
dc.contributor.committeememberHall, Anne-Marieen_US
dc.contributor.committeememberEodice, Micheleen_US
dc.identifier.proquest1226en_US
dc.identifier.oclc137354469en_US
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