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Activity Theory and Its Implications for Writing Instruction
Writing as a Way of Being: Writing Instruction, Nonduality, and the Criwriting itself is an alienating activity, but because our teaching of it, despite advances in theory, still prioritizes textualExpand
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Writing in the academic disciplines : a curricular history
"To understand the ways students learn to write, we must go beyond the small and all too often marginalized component of the curriculum that treats writing explicitly and look at the broader, thoughExpand
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Writing in the Academic Disciplines, 1870-1990: A Curricular History
In this singular study, David R. Russell provides a history of writing instruction outside general composition courses in American secondary and higher education, from the founding of public secondary schools and research universities in the 1870s through the spread of the writing-across-the-curriculum movement in the 1980s. Expand
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Exploring Notions of Genre in "Academic Literacies" and "Writing Across the Curriculum": Approaches Across Countries and Contexts
How to cite: Russell, David R.; Lea, Mary; Parker, Jan; Street, Brian and Donahue, Tiane (2009). Exploring notions of genre in ’academic literacies’ and ’writing across the curriculum’: approachesExpand
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Where the Art is: Defining and Managing Creativity in New Media Smes
This paper examines the definition and management of creativity in the 'creative industries'. Initially the paper sets out the economic and cultural context for the emergence of the creativeExpand
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Writing across the Curriculum in Historical Perspective: Toward a Social Interpretation
Literacy instruction or the lack of it has a wide range of social consequencespolitical, economic, cultural. These consequences are most obvious when the members of some community are forbidden byExpand
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Vygotsky, Dewey, and Externalism: Beyond the Student/Discipline Dichotomy.
Lev Semenovich Vygotsky is, as John Dewey was, often cited but rarely discussed in composition studies, and their educational theories have rarely been juxtaposed. Yet there seem to me to be crucialExpand
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Writing and Genre in Higher Education and Workplaces: A Review of Studies That Use Cultural--Historical Activity Theory
This article reviews a tradition of North American research on writing in higher education and workplaces that draws on cultural-historical activity approaches. Growing out of college compositionExpand
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Contradictions regarding teaching and writing (or writing to learn) in the disciplines: What we have learned in the USA
This article describes a tradition of Anglophone North American higher education (HE) research concerning the role of writing in learning and development. The research tradition is associated with aExpand
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Writing and Learning in Cross-National Perspective: Transitions from Secondary to Higher Education.
Contents: D.R. Russell, D. Foster, Introduction: Rearticulating Articulation. X-M. Li, "Track (Dis)Connecting": Chinese High School and University Writing in a Time of Change. M. Scott, Cracking theExpand
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