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Description - Generation 1.5 in College Composition by Mark Roberge

'...A well-organized volume with a strong emphasis on pedagogy.' - Trudy Smoke, Hunter College/City University of New York, USA 'Generation 1.5 is the most interesting topic of concern in ESL today, yet publications are few and far between...The editors clearly know what they're doing...They know the field, know the subject matter, and understand the problems...This volume contributes to the thinking in the field.' - Linda Lonon Blanton, University of New Orleans, USA Building on the work that has been done over the past decade, this volume provides theoretical frameworks for understanding debates about immigrant students, studies of students' schooling paths and language and literacy experiences, and pedagogical approaches for working with Generation 1.5 students. Generation 1.5 in College Composition: * is designed to help both scholars and practitioners reconceptualize the fields of College Composition and TESOL and create a space for research, theory, and pedagogy focusing on postsecondary immigrant ESL students * provides both important new theoretical work (which lays the underpinnings for serious pedagogical innovation) and important new pedagogical approaches. Because of their varied and complex language and literacy profiles, Generation 1.5 students are found in developmental English courses, college ESL courses, and mainstream college writing courses. This volume is directed to preservice and inservice teachers, teacher educators, and researchers involved with educating Generation 1.5 students in these and other contexts.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780805864434
ISBN-10: 0805864431
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 15mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Publish Date: 10-Feb-2009
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Mark Roberge

Mark Roberge is Associate Professor in the Composition program at San Francisco State University. Meryl Siegal is Instructor of English at Laney College in Oakland, California. Linda Harklau is Professor in the Teaching Additional Languages program and Linguistics program at the University of Georgia.

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