The International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research

Sociedad Internacional para el Avance de la Investigación en Escritura

The International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research
  • RSS Written Communication

    • Time, Space, and Text in the Elementary School Digital Writing Classroom October 1, 2014
      Theorists of multiliteracies, social semiotics, and the New Literacy Studies have drawn attention to the potential changing nature of writing and literacy in the context of networked communications. This article reports findings from a design-based research project in Year 4 classrooms (students aged 8.5-10 years) in a low socioeconomic status school. A new writing program […]
      Mills, K. A., Exley, B.
    • Features of Digital African American Language in a Social Network Site October 1, 2014
      This study examines a social network site (SNS) where specific interlocutors communicate by combining aspects of academic American English (AE), digital language (DL), and African American Language (AAL)—creating a digital form of AAL or digital AAL (DAAL). This article describes the features of DAAL in the discursive, online context of MySpace, by analyzing a corpus […]
      Cunningham, J. M.
    • Acknowledgments October 1, 2014
  • RSS Across the Disciplines

    • Effective Comments and Revisions in Student Writing from WAC Courses September 30, 2014
      This analysis of instructor comments on assignments written for upper-division courses in the biological sciences reveals that most faculty focus comments on lower-order surface issues. The analysis shows that faculty whose comments place a greater emphasis on scientific discourse and other higher-order concerns typically assign genres that closely mimic professional writing in the field. Based […]
    • Special Issue: WAC/WID Program Administration at Rural, Regional, and Satellite Campuses July 21, 2014
      Rural, regional, and/or satellite college and university campuses face shrinking budgets alongside increasing demands to educate and prepare students for twenty-first century technologies and workplaces. Scholarship focused on the work of rural WAC/WID programs in the twenty-first century is especially important in light of the Obama administration's recent appropriation of $182 million in federal stimulus […]
    • Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration: Fostering Professional Communication Skills in a Graduate Accounting Certificate Program June 14, 2014
      Scholars and working professionals have long known that accountants struggle with communication. Experts agree that integrating communication pedagogy into accounting courses is the most effective way of addressing this problem, but an integrated approach is not always possible. In this programmatic and pedagogical article, the authors address this issue by reporting on the developments of […]