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Facts, Artifacts, and Counterfacts: Theory and Method for a Reading and Writing Course

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This is a book about reading, writing, and teaching and the ways each can be imagined as composition. The authors bring together eight years of teaching and research connected with the integrated basic reading and writing course developed at the University of Pittsburgh. The approach offered here--widely discussed in professional journals--has been tested at several univer ...more
Paperback, 226 pages
Published April 16th 1986 by Heinemann Educational Books
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Bruce Martin
Somewhat dated, but there are some important discussion points about class discussion, collaborative writing, teacher feedback, etc. that need to be discussed again. Their curriculum requires more patience (and smaller classes) than most of us are willing to give. A good read to see how an entire course can/should be structured for student learning, especially in a writing course.
Krista
It's hard to say I really liked or loved this book. I did find it informative and interesting, though.
Adam Bessie
Influential in my teaching.
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