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Author Brizee, Allen, author.

Title Partners in literacy : a writing center model for civic engagement / Allen Brizee and Jaclyn M. Wells.

Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, [2016]
©2016.

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 UniM Bail  808.042071177 BRIZ    AVAILABLE
Physical description xx, 165 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-154) and index.
Contents 1 Background and Methodology 1 -- Distance Between Universities and Communities 1 -- An Engaged Course Project 3 -- Researchers' Backgrounds 6 -- Finding a Community Partner 13 -- Researcher's Roles in the Project 18 -- Emergent Methodology 19 -- 2 Community Partners and Overview of Research Methods 21 -- Reaching Out to the Community 22 -- Learning More about the Community Partners 26 -- Writing the Engagement Project 34 -- Research Methods and Seeking IRB Approval 36 -- Funding the Project 39 -- 3 Methods and Findings from Stage One: Developing the GED Resources 43 -- A Picture of a Community Education Program: Initial Research Findings 44 -- Drafting the GED Materials 48 -- First Reactions to the GED Resources: A Focus Group 49 -- After the Focus Group: Initial Revisions to the GED Resources 51 -- Instructor Response to the GED Resources: Round Two Interviews and Observations 54 -- 4 Methods and Findings from Stages Two and Three: Developing the ESL and Job Document Resources 63 -- Revising the Resources and Posting Them to the Purdue OWL 64 -- Generation One Testing 67 -- Working with WorkOne 73 -- Generation Two Testing 79 -- 5 Discussion and Key Takeaways 85 -- Jaclyn's Reflections 86 -- Allen's Reflections 94 -- Key Takeaways 103 -- 6 Engagement as Professional Work 105 -- Engaged Scholarship: How the CWEST Informs Allen's Community-Based Work in Baltimore 106 -- Diverse Roles and Responsibilities: How the CWEST Informs Jaclyn's Writing Center Work 115.
Other author Wells, Jaclyn M., author.
Subject Writing centers -- Research -- United States -- Methodology.
Writing centers -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction.
English language -- Writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
English language -- Rhetoric -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Report writing -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Literacy -- Study and teaching -- United States.
English language -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- Computer-assisted instruction.
University extension -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction.
Interdisciplinary approach in education -- United States -- Computer-assisted instruction.
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