BWe: Basic Writing e-journal

ISSUES 8/9 2009 - 2010 (Double Issue)

Edited by Shannon Carter (Texas A&M-Commerce)
and Susan Naomi Bernstein (LaGuardia Community College)
JP Sloop (Texas A&M-Commerce), Production Editor

Metaphors and Material Realities for Basic Writing: An Introduction to BWe Double Issue 8.1 & 9.1 (2009-2010) 
Susan Naomi Bernstein, LaGuardia Community College-CUNY
Co-Editor [pdf]

Writing about Writing in Basic Writing: A Teacher/Researcher/Activist Narrative
Shannon Carter, Texas A&M-Commerce, Co-Editor [pdf]


Barbara Gleason, City College-CUNY 
Associate Editor  [pdf]

  • “Still 'Strangers in Academia': Five Basic Writers’ Stories” 
    Deborah Mutnick, Long Island University [pdf]

    “Meaning-Making Concepts: Basic Writer’s Access to Verbal Culture”
    Barbara Bird, Taylor University [pdf]

    “Forgetting Developmental English: Re-Reading College
    Reading Curricula”
    Colin Charlton, University of Texas-Pan Am [pdf]

    “Seeing is Believing: Writing Studies with 'Basic Writing' Students”
    Jonikka Charlton, University of Texas-Pan Am [pdf]

    “PowerPoint Reflection and Re-visioning in Teaching Composition” 
    Stafford Gregoire, LaGuardia Community College [pdf]

    “Dear Readers: Thoughts on the Dear Mrs. Freel Letters” 
    Penny Freel, State University of New York-New Paltz[pdf]

    “Tearing Down the Walls: Towards an Interdisciplinary Field
    of Basic Writing”
    Terry Voorhees, Husson University [pdf]

    “Granting Access and Rewarding Success in a Developmental Writing Program Through the Use of a Student Publication” 
    Dawn Terrick, Missouri Western State University
    2009 CBW Inny Award Winner [pdf]

    Comment and Response:

    Response to “Toward a Social Justice Policy for Students Enrolled in Basic Writing Courses: A Conference on Basic Writing Policy Statement” by Susan Bernstein - [Bernstein's proposal]
    Sugie Goen-Salter, San Francisco State University

    Book Reviews:


    Sonya Armstrong (Northern Illinois University) and Kathleen A. Baca (Dona Ana Community College), [pdf]
    Associate Editors

    Scott, Tony. Dangerous Writing: Understanding the Political Economy of Composition. 
    Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 2009.
    Michael Chestnut, Penn State [review]

    Carter, Shannon. The Way Literacy Lives: Rhetorical Dexterity and Basic Writing Instruction.
    Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2008. 
    Jessica Schreyer, University of Dubuque [review]

    George, Mary W. The Elements of Library Research: What Every Student Needs to Know. 
    Princeton: Princeton UP, 2008.
    Janice R. Walker, Georgia Southern University [review]

    BWe is the official journal of the Council on Basic Writing (CBW)

    Editorial Board Members:

    BWe Co-Editors

    BWe Associate Editors

    Editorial Board: