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Everyday Writing Center
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In a landmark collaboration, five co-authors develop a theme of ordinary disruptions ("the everyday") as a source of provocative learning moments that can liberate both student writers and writing center staff. At the same time, the authors parlay Etienne Wenger’s concept of "community of practice" into an ethos of a dynamic, learner-centered pedagogy that is especially well-suited to the peculiar teaching situation of the writing center. They push themselves and their field toward deeper, more significant research, more self-conscious teaching.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. CONTENTS
  2. p. v
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  1. PREFACE & ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  2. pp. 1-4
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  1. 1. Introduction
  2. pp. 5-14
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  1. 2. Trickster at Your Table
  2. pp. 15-31
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  1. 3. Beat (Not) the (Poor) Clock
  2. pp. 32-47
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  1. 4. Origami Anyone? Tutors as Learners
  2. pp. 48-71
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  1. 5. Straighten Up and Fly Right: Writers as Tutors, Tutors as Writers
  2. pp. 72-86
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  1. 6. Everyday Racism: Anti-Racism Work and Writing Center Practice
  2. pp. 87-106
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  1. Appendix
  2. pp. 107-109
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  1. 7. Everyday Administration, or Are We Having Fun Yet?
  2. pp. 110-132
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  1. NOTES
  2. pp. 133-137
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  1. REFERENCES
  2. pp. 138-141
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  1. INDEX
  2. pp. 142-144
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