Writing Program and Writing Center Collaborations

Transcending Boundaries

Editors: Myatt, Alice Johnston, Gaillet, Lynée Lewis (Eds.)

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  • Focuses on programmatic collaboration that enrich writing programs and writing centers 
  • Argues for the applicability of recent research on complex collaborative practices to the different forms of collaboration that are often enacted by writing programs and centers 
  • Reports on the benefits and challenges that arise during collaborative work involving writing programs and writing centers in primary roles 
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This book demonstrates how to develop and engage in successful academic collaborations that are both practical and sustainable across campuses and within local communities. Authored by experienced writing program administrators, this edited collection includes a wide range of information addressing collaborative partnerships and projects, theoretical explorations of collaborative praxis, and strategies for sustaining collaborative initiatives. Contributors offer case studies of writing program collaborations and honestly address both the challenges of academic collaboration and the hallmarks of successful partnerships. 

About the authors

Alice Johnston Myatt is Assistant Professor and Assistant Chair of the Department of Writing and Rhetoric at the University of Mississippi, USA. Myatt develops and teaches composition classes, is Academic Coordinator for the minor in Professional Writing, and chairs the planning team for the department’s annual Transitioning to College Writing Symposium.
Lynée Lewis Gaillet is Professor and Chair of the English Department at Georgia State University, USA.  She is author of numerous articles and book chapters addressing Scottish rhetoric, writing program administration, composition/rhetoric pedagogy, publishing matters, and archival research methods. She is a recipient of an NEH Summer Research Award and ISHR Fellowship.

 


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Enacting Partnerships: Writing Programs, Writing Centers, and the Collaboration Continuum

    Pages 1-23

    Myatt, Alice Johnston

  • Crafting Collaboricity: Harmonizing the Force Fields of Writing Program and Writing Center Work

    Pages 25-45

    Miley, Michelle (et al.)

  • Using Autoethnography to Bring Together Writing Center and Composition Practicums

    Pages 47-66

    Damron, Rebecca (et al.)

  • The Dynamics of Collaboration and Hierarchy: Developing, Assessing, and Revising a First-Year Composition/Writing Center Partnership

    Pages 67-94

    Rendleman, Eliot (et al.)

  • Breeding Partnerships: Examining a Decade-Long Collaborative Praxis Between Animal Sciences and English Departments

    Pages 95-115

    Sánchez, Fernando (et al.)

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Hardcover 124,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Writing Program and Writing Center Collaborations
Book Subtitle
Transcending Boundaries
Editors
  • Alice Johnston Myatt
  • Lynée Lewis Gaillet
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s)
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-59932-2
DOI
10.1057/978-1-137-59932-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-59931-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXVII, 275
Number of Illustrations
7 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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