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A Teaching Subject This book provides a practical understanding of the growth of composition studies as a field of study A Teaching Subject Composition Since 1966 provides a highly readable outline of the major trends in composition theory and teaching since 1966 as a means of explaining the origins of current attitudes towards teaching college writing It also presents a direct connection between recent advances in theory and new practices in the classroom Appropriate for any reader who wishes a better understanding of the current trends in teaching English composition. Best Read A Teaching Subject [ By ] Joseph Harris [ Kindle ePUB or eBook ] – quickpaydayloansonlineuk.co.uk

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  • Paperback
  • 144 pages
  • A Teaching Subject
  • Joseph Harris
  • English
  • 12 June 2017
  • 0135158001

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  1. One of several histories out there to serve as a textbook for Writing Studies graduate courses, which I am teaching this term A classic, focused on three decades, 1965 1995, and leaning heavily to college composition his area, and not primarily mine which is English education and middle high school writing instruction , one virtue of the book is that it is short, concise and affordable It ...

  2. I fear that Harris ideal of the city as the model of community, with many different groups all living and working together like the university that includes janitors and academic vice presidents, students and adjuncts and archival preservationists may be fading Cites are becoming choices Austin is a Texas choice and Hyde Park evenso In the D.C area, there s an almost palpable different between Maryland and Virginia residents With our computer assisted occupational mobility, potential I fear that Harris ideal of the city as the model of community, with many different groups all living and working together like the university that includes janitors and academic vice presidents, students and adjuncts and archival preservationists may be fading Cites are becoming choices Austin is a Texas choice and Hyde Park evenso In the D.C area, there s an almost palpable different between Maryland and Virginia residents With our computer assisted occupational mobility, potential residents can scope out the yoga studios and Whole Foods offerings in a town or the gun ranges and American flags in the yards and decide whether the space is right for them I don t mean to belabor the locality point, but I think it s e...

  3. Overall, I really enjoyed this book by Joseph Harris, but I especially appreciate his tone He writes in an exceptionally clear manner and he explains complex issues in an articulate and straightforward way One person wrote in her comments that Harris is name droppy, but well, each chapter is a review of the literature after all, this is a history of composition so Harris is bound to drop some names ...

  4. In A Teaching Subject 1997 , Joseph Harris outlines a history of the field of composition studies, but most importantly, I believe, critiques and questions the term community Following Raymond Williams, he explains that the term has no opposite and so may become an empty and sentimental word, butimportantly, it tends to create what it supposes to describe and becomes hard to resist 99 Harris believes it is important to understand that one does not simply move from one community to a In A Teaching Subject 1997 , Joseph Harris outlines a history of the field of composition studies, but most importantly, I believe, critiques and questions the term community Following Raymond Williams, he explains that the term has no opposite and so may become an empty and sentimental word, butimportantly, it tends to create what it supposes to describe and becomes hard to resist 99 Harris believes it is important to understand that one does not simply move from one community to another, but is always caught instead in an always changing mix of dominant, residual, and emerging discourses 103 He views it ashelpful to understand our job as not helping students move from one community to another, but to constantly complicate and add on to their discourses 103 He prefers the term public to community because it refers not a group of people like community but to a kind of space and process, a point of contact that needs both to be created and continuously maintained, and always us ...

  5. I can t understand some of these other reviewers claiming Harris is hard to comprehend or that his argument is unclear In address to this latter issue, this strikes me as a piece of exposition rather than argument Objective exposition untinged by ideology, belief and values doesn t exist, though, even in scientific writing, and Harris seems to me to be incredibly transparent about where he, as the writer of this book, stands in relation to the history of the theories and methods he is attempti I can t understand some of these other reviewers claiming Harris is hard to comprehend or that his argument is unclear In address to this latter issue, this strikes me as a piece of exposition rather than argument Objective exposition untinged by ideology, belief and values doesn t exist, though, even in scientific writing, and Harris seems to me to be incredibly transparent about where he, as the writer of this book, stands in relation to the history of the theories and methods he is attempting t...

  6. One of theinteresting things about this book was to read all the theoretical underpinnings for the composition courses I took as an undergraduate So that s why they had us do those things Boy, was I clueless I also was not aware that composition was such a hotbed of ideology Another fascinating feature of this book is the sections that Harris titles Interchapters In these sections he provides a teaching example using samples from student writings interwoven with the story of the tea One of theinteresting things about this book was to read all the theoretical underpinnings for the composition courses I took as an undergraduate So that s why they had us do those things Boy, was I clueless I also was not aware that composition was such a hotbed of ideology Another fascinating feature of this book is the sections that Harris titles Interchapters In these sections he provides a teaching example using samples from student writings interwoven with the...

  7. This is an interesting perspective on the history of composition, with some generally valid criticisms of past theories and practices, though, as most theoretical critiques tend to do, Harris constructs simplified taxonomies that don t necessarily hold true In the end, I m not really sure what Harris would like to propose himself, other than a vague form of social writing If you need to get a better sense of the history of composition, this is a great book to start with, especially since it is This is an interesting perspective on the history of composition, with some generally valid criticisms of past theories and practices, though, as most theoretical critiques tend to do, Harris constructs simplified taxonomies that don t n...

  8. A nice overview, but very dense and name droppy.

  9. I read this for English 614 Practicum in Teaching Composition It gives some background about the field.

  10. I honestly don t remember much of this, and there is a really great reason for that.