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Coming from the Heart: Black Students on Literacy Experiences.

  title={Coming from the Heart: Black Students on Literacy Experiences.},
  author={Elaine B. Richardson},
A study focused attention on the academic personas acquired by two AAVE-oriented (African American Vernacular English) beginning writers as reflected by their speech in informal settings and the style they employed in academic tasks. The study explores the degree to which literacy experiences (home and school) affect students' lives. It was guided by the following hypotheses: (1) that AAVE-oriented students prefer to employ Black rhetorical patterns in their writing; (2) that students' meaning… 

Untapped Resources: "Styling" in Black Students' Writing for Black Audiences.

Two studies compared the impact of black and white audiences on black students' writing style. In the first study, eight students in an all-black intermed,ate composition class completed one

Nobody Mean More to Me Than You And the Future Life of Willie Jordan

Progressive teachers often face the problem of making education in the schools relevant to life outside of the schools. They are confronted regularly with the challenge of introducing controversial

Cultural perference and the expository writing of African American adolescents. Written communication

  • 1992

The impact of American Black English oral tradition features on decontextualization skills in college writing

  • Dissertation, Illinois State University
  • 1987

Killing them softly: why Johnnie can't write

  • 1985

Negotiating competing discourses and identities: a sociolinguistic analysis of challenges

  • 1991

Cultural perference and the expository writing of African American adolescents

  • 1992

Possible effects of cultural

  • 1981

Where did that come from?: Black talk

  • 1993