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In dex able-ism, 202 academic capitalism: accumulation by dispossession, 44, 215; adjunctification, 5, 13, 166, 211; branding/rebranding, 43, 136, 211–12, 214, 218–19; casualization , 6, 28, 141, 151, 223; contingent faculty, 6, 44, 137, 164, 165, 167, 174, 177, 178, 182–84, 186–88, 191; continuous improvement, 221; higher education restructuring, 5, 6–7, 9–10, 134, 136, 138, 163, 164; managerialism, 8, 152; privatization, 7, 9, 15, 35–36, 37, 40, 115, 121–22, 129, 136, 142, 152, 164, 174, 184; retrenchment, 9, 210; standardization, 31, 184, 195. See also marketization academic freedom, 166–67, 185–86 academic labor rights, 188 activism: ANSWER Coalition, 187; Campus Equity Week, 186; coalition/alliance building, 16, 22, 46, 173–74, 179, 185, 188, 213–14, 220, 225; Coalition on Contingent Academic Labor, 186; community-based partnerships, 115; Moral Mondays movement, 225; Occupy Movement, 14, 46, 92–93, 95–97, 100, 103–4; Occupy Sandy, 14, 96, 103; organizing, 95, 126, 160, 179, 185–88, 194, 213; Parent Revolution, 32; Poor People’s March, 95; Quebec student strikes, 12; United Opt-Out, 12, 46, 48, 49; United Students Against Sweatshops, 187 adjunct faculty, 4, 43, 52–53, 58 administration, 116–17, 131–35, 167; and bloat, 159–60, 161, 163; and spending, 114–15, 118, 119, 123–24, 125; and salaries , 161–62. See also writing program administration and administrators. American Association of University Professors, 165, 179, 182, 189 American Council on Education, 32 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, 9, 40 assessment: accountability, 3, 5, 10, 13, 21, 26, 29, 36–37, 39, 41, 47, 84, 81, 85–86, 123, 135, 140, 142, 208, 222; assessment of prior learning, 25, 27, 29–30, 32, 33; edTPA, 224; Educational Testing Service (ETS), 26; evidencebased education, 86; inquiry-based assessment, 47; machine grading, 56, 220, 222; National Center for Academic Transformation (NCAT), 52; outcomes assessment, 12–13, 21, 23–25, 31, 35–42, 46–47, 124, 226; push assessment, 52. See also business of literacy education; education reform Association of American Colleges and Universities, 152 austerity: and 111th Congress, 77; and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, 26, 32, 222, 226; and corporatization/ marketization, 4, 6, 24, 42, 132, 136, 140, 172, 187, 207, 208, 210, 214, 215; and crisis, 141–42, 209; definition of, 71, 82, 84; and displacement, 208; and entrepreneurialism, 178–79; and innovation , 89; narrative of, 150, 151; and precarity, 141; and Race to the Top, 11, 140; and resistance, 15, 89, 193, 195; response to, 7, 9, 37, 46, 56, 60, 62, 66, 80, 83–84, 88, 109, 116, 157, 168, 172, 180, 208, 215, 218, 227; rhetorics of, 4, 139, 178–79, 208; and Shock Doctrine/ therapy, 6, 8–9 Basic Writing, 14, 42–43, 92–93, 95, 97–104, 106, 136, 169–70 business of literary education: Accuplacer, 223; Achieve 3000, 220–22, 227; Bedford/St. Martin, 55; Coursera, 52; GradeMark, 223; Lexile (reading levels), 221–22; McKinsey Company, 41, 48; MetaMetrics, 221; MySkillsLab, 56–57; Nielsen (company), 225; Pearson, 32, 41, 48, 56–57, 151, 224; Pearson-Texas A&M-Commerce-SouthTexas College Collaboration, 151; SMARTHINKING, 58; StraighterLine, 32; Turnitin.com, 223; Udacity, 52. See also marketization 234   index capital (academic, cultural, symbolic), 29, 42, 88, 134, 137, 139–41, 143, 152–53, 164, 207, 223 Civil Rights, 14, 27, 37, 43, 48, 135, 142 College for America, 26 Common Core State Standards (CCSS), 13, 65, 67–72, 227. See also education reform composition professionalization, 42, 141, 169, 170, 174 Conference on College Composition and Communication, 43, 206, 215, 218 crisis, crisis discourse, 9, 141, 152, 153, 160, 196; and budget cuts, 59; as business as usual or normative, 133, 142, 190; of capital accumulation, 134; as catalyst, 8; and debt, 35, 37, 42, 45, 46, 140, 163, 164, 172, 173, 174, 178, 181, 187; and dispossession, 197, 109; financial/national, 3, 10, 77, 151, 215; as manufactured, 45, 222; sense of, 4–5, 207, 210; in social reproduction, 124. See also recession/economic crisis 2008–2009 critical pedagogy, 99, 138, 157 critical rhetoric, 185, 188 CUDOS (communalism, universality, disinterestedness , organized skepticism), 209 Delta Cost Project, 180, 189, 190 Dewey, John, 24, 30 digital media, 15, 154–55, 220 digital rhetoric, 156 distance learning, 109, 113 Dream Act, 187 Education, US Department of, 10, 11, 13, 21, 26, 27, 35, 67, 78, 79, 85, 86, 87, 180, 222 Education Justice Program, 109 education reform: “achievement gap,” 36, 45, 48; charter schools, 29, 36, 45, 152; College Scorecard...

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9781607324454
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9781607324447
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944187373
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240
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2016-03-11
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English
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