Gender as a variable in writing studies–presentations and paper accepted

As I noted back in November, I'm presenting "Gender as a variable in writing studies: Ethics and methodology" at the Writing Research Across Borders IV conference in Bogotá, Columbia, on Thursday, February 16. While preparing for WRAB, I wrote an article that has been accepted to appear in the peer-reviewed conference proceedings of the First …

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Readings for 8011 for November 29

This week we’ll have a visit from Drs. Tom Reynolds and Patrick Bruch to talk about research in pedagogy. We had several readings to prepare for this discussion. Here they are: Herndl, C. G. (2004). Teaching discourse and reproducing culture: a critique of research and pedagogy in professional and non-academic writing. In J. Johnson-Eilola & …

Reflections on this week’s readings for 8011

This is my reflective memo for this week’s readings in 8011 Research Methods in S&TC. Barton & Eggly Barton, E., & Eggly, S. (2009). Ethical or Unethical Persuasion?: The Rhetoric of Offers to Participate in Clinical Trials. Written Communication, 26(3), 295-319. One conclusion of this study: That researchers seeking informed consent from cancer patients to …