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The outcomes book [electronic resource] : debate and consensus after the WPA outcomes statement / edited by Susanmarie Harrington ... [et al.].

Contributor(s): Harrington, Susanmarie.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Logan : Utah State University Press, c2005Description: 1 online resource (240 p.).ISBN: 0874215021 (electronic bk.); 9780874215021 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- United States | Report writing -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- United States | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Rhetoric | REFERENCE -- Writing Skills | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Composition & Creative WritingGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Outcomes book.DDC classification: 808/.042/071073 Online resources: EBSCOhost Summary: The WPA Outcomes Statement is important because it represents a working consensus among composition scholars about what college students should learn and do in a composition program. But as a single-page document, the statement cannot convey the kind of reflective process that a writing program must undertake to address the learning outcomes described.
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This volume of essays reflects on the process that led to the development of the "WPA outcomes statement," and includes debate on the many theoretical, pedagogical, political, and assessment issues that the outcomes statement raises.

Includes bibliographical reference (p. [228]-233) and index.

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The WPA Outcomes Statement is important because it represents a working consensus among composition scholars about what college students should learn and do in a composition program. But as a single-page document, the statement cannot convey the kind of reflective process that a writing program must undertake to address the learning outcomes described.

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