Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Writing and Nontraditional Adult Students in Community Colleges

Question: What can nontraditional adult students contribute to writing classes in the community college?

Answer: They have experienced writing in the work place Make use of their experience as a resource.

Comment: Based on this article, my introductory writing assignment will be, “What have you learned about writing in your previous experience?” RayS.

Title: “The ‘Reverse Commute’: Adult Students and Transition from Professional to Academic Literacy.” Michael J. Michaud. Teaching English in the Two-Year College (March 2011), 244-254.

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