Cristine Busser’s Exam Reading List

AREA: WPA/Composition Theory/Pedagogy

Adler-Kassner, Linda. The Activist WPA: Changing Stories about Writing and Writers. Utah        State UP, 2008. Print.

Anne Beaufort. College Writing and Beyond: A New Framework for University Writing     Instruction. Logan, UT: Utah State University Press, 2007.

Boquet, Elizabeth. Noise from the Writing Center/ Elizabeth H. Boquet. n.p.: Logan: Utah State     University Press, c2002, 2002. GEORGIA STATE UNIV’s Catalog. Web. 3. April. 2015.

Cooper, Marilyn. “Really Useful Knowledge: A Cultural Studies Agenda for Writing Centers.”     The Writing Center Journal 14.2 (1994): 97-111. Print.

Crowley, Sharon. “Composition’s ethic of service, the universal requirement, and the discourse     of student need.” JAC (1995): 227-239.

Downs, Douglas, and Elizabeth Wardle. “Teaching about writing, righting misconceptions:            (Re)envisioning” first-year composition” as” Introduction to Writing Studies.” College   Composition and Communication (2007): 552-584.

Ede, Lisa, and Andrea Lunsford. “Some millennial thoughts about the future of writing      centers.” Writing Center Journal 20.2 (2000): 33-38.

Fraser, Nancy. “Rethinking the public sphere: A contribution to the critique of actually existing    democracy.” Social text (1990): 56-80.

Giroux, Henry A. “Cultural Studies, Public Pedagogy, and the Responsibility of Intellectuals.”     Communication and Critical/Cultural Studies 1.1 (2004): 59-79. Communication & Mass          Media Complete. Web. 4 June 2010.

—. “Cultural Studies in Dark Times: Public Pedagogy and the Challenge of Neoliberalism.” Fast   Capitalism 1.2 (2005) Web. 4 Apr. 2011.

—. “Mouse Power: Public Pedagogy, Cultural Studies, and the Challenge of Disney.” 1999. The   Giroux Reader. Ed. Christopher G. Robbins. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2006.         219-30. Print.

Goldblatt, Eli. Because we live here: sponsoring literacy beyond the college curriculum.     Hampton Pr, 2007.

Grabill, Jeffrey T. Community literacy programs and the politics of change. SUNY Press, 2001.

Grimm, Nancy Maloney. Good intentions: Writing center work for postmodern times.       Boynton/Cook            Heinemann, 1999.

—. “Rearticulating the Work of Writing Centers.” College Composition and Communication.        (1996): 25-47. Print.

Harris, Muriel. “Talking in the middle: Why writers need writing tutors.” College  English (1995): 27-42.

Lunsford, Andrea. “Collaboration, Control, and the Idea of a Writing Center.” Writing Center        Journal 12.1 (1991): 3-10.

Mathieu, Paula. Tactics of hope: The public turn in English composition. Boynton/Cook    Publishers, 2005.

McNenny, Gerri, and Sallyanne H. Fitzgerald, eds. Mainstreaming basic writers: Politics and       pedagogies of  access. Routledge, 2001.

Murphy, Christina, and Byron Stay, eds. The Writing Center Director’s Resource Book.   Routledge, 2012.

Owens, Derek. Composition and Sustainability: Teaching for a Threatened Generation.     Refiguring English Studies. National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 W. Kenyon       Road, Urbana, IL 61801-1096, 2001.

Parks, Steve, and Eli Goldblatt. “Writing beyond the curriculum: Fostering new collaborations in  literacy.” College English (2000): 584-606.

Rose, Shirley K., and Irwin Weiser. Going Public. Utah State University Press, 2010.

Sandlin, Jennifer A., Brian D. Schultz, and Jake Burdick, eds. Handbook of public pedagogy:        Education and learning beyond schooling. Routledge, 2010.

Smith, Jeff. “Students’ goals, gatekeeping, and some questions of ethics.” College   English (1997): 299-320.

Weisser, Christian R. Moving beyond academic discourse: Composition studies and the public      sphere. SIU Press, 2002.

Welch, Nancy. “From Silence to Noise: The Writing Center As Critical Exile.” Writing Center       Journal 30.1 (2010): 69-83. Education Source. Web. 3 April. 2015.

—. Living room: Teaching public writing in a privatized world. Boynton/Cook Publishers, 2008.

Wells, Susan. “Rogue Cops and Health Care: What Do We Want from Public Writing?” College    Composition and Communication (1996): 325-341.

Williams, Bronwyn T. “Seeking New Worlds: The Study of Writing Beyond Our   Classrooms.” College  Composition and Communication (2010): 127-146.

FOCUS: Retention/Higher Education Policies

Archer, Louise, and Merryn Hutchings. “‘Bettering yourself’? Discourses of risk, cost and benefit in ethnically diverse, young working-class non-participants’ constructions of higher  education.” British Journal of Sociology of Education21.4 (2000): 555-574.

Benz, Brad, et al. “WPAs, Writing Programs and the Common Reading Experience.” WPA:            Writing Program Administration-Journal of the Council of Writing Program        Administrators 37.1 (2013).

Brunk-Chavez, Beth, and Elaine Fredericksen. “Predicting Success: Increasing Retention and         Pass Rates in College Composition.” WPA: Writing Program Administration 32.1 (2008).

Cabrera, Alberto F., Amaury Nora, and Maria B. Castaneda. “College persistence: Structural        equations modeling test of an integrated model of student retention.” Journal of Higher Education (1993): 123-139.   


Hossler, Don. “Managing student retention: Is the glass half full, half empty, or simply     empty.” College and University 81.2 (2006): 11-14.

Fassett, Deanna L., and John T. Warren. ““You Get Pushed Back”: the strategic rhetoric of           educational success and failure in higher education.” Communication Education 53.1          (2004).

Griswold, Gary. “Writing centers: the student retention connection.” Academic exchange  quarterly 7.4 (2003):   277.

Lillis, Michael P. “Faculty Emotional Intelligence and Student-Faculty Interactions: Implications  for Student Retention.” Journal of College Student Retention 13.2 (2012): 155      78.  ProQuest. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.

Lundquist, Cara, Rebecca J. Spalding, and R. Eric Landrum. “College student’s thoughts about      leaving the university: The impact of faculty attitudes and behaviors.” Journal of College            Student Retention: Research, Theory and Practice 4.2 (2002): 123-133.

McCurrie, Matthew Kilian. “Measuring Success in Summer Bridge Programs: Retention Efforts   and Basic Writing.” Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY) 28.2 (2009): 28-49.

Moxley, Joe. “Big Data, Learning Analytics, and Social Assessment.”  Journal of Writing  Assessment 6.1 (2013).          

Natalicio, Diana S. and Maggy Smith. “Building the Foundation for First-Year Student Success     in Public, Urban Universities; A Case Study.” Challenging and Supporting the First-Year   Student: A Handbook for Improving the First Year of College. Eds. M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardener, and Betsy O. Barefoot. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. 155-175. Print.

Newman, Frank, Lara Couturier, and Jamie Scurry. The future of higher education: Rhetoric,         reality, and the risks of the market. John Wiley & Sons, 2010.

Payne, David. Coping with failure: The therapeutic uses of rhetoric. University of South   Carolina Press, 1989.

Powell, Pegeen Reichert. Retention & Resistance: Writing Instruction and Students Who Leave.     Logan: Utah    State University Press, 2013.

Reay, Diane, Stephen Ball, and Miriam David. “‘It’s taking me a long time but I’ll get there in the  end’: mature students on access courses and higher education choice.” British       Educational Research Journal 28.1    (2002): 5-19.

Ruecker, Todd. Transiciones: Pathways of Latinas and Latinos Writing in High School and          College. Utah State University Press, 2015.

Schroeder, Charles C. “Collaborative Partnerships between Academic and Student Affairs.” Challenging and Supporting the First-Year Student: A Handbook for Improving       the First Year of College. Eds. M. Lee Upcraft, John N. Gardener, and Betsy O. Barefoot.            San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005. 204-220. Print.

Seidman, Alan, ed. College student retention: Formula for student success. Greenwood      Publishing Group, 2005.

Simpson, Jeanne. “The Role of Writing Centers in Student Retention Programs.” The writing        center: New directions (1991): 102-109.

Slaughter, Sheila. “Reflections on Students as Consumers and Students as Captive Markets:          Complexities and Contradictions in Academic Capitalism.” The Center for the Study of        Higher Education, University of Arizona: Tucson. URL (consulted 4 December 2009):      http://www. aare. edu. au/01pap/sla01242.htm (2001).

Tinto, Vincent. “Taking retention seriously: Rethinking the first year of college.” NACADA           journal 19.2 (1999): 5-9.

Tinto, Vincent. Introduction. Leaving College [Electronic Source]: Rethinking the Causes and      Cures of Student Attrition. By Tinto. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press,  2012. GEORGIA STATE UNIV’s Catalog. Web. 25 Jan. 2015.

Tinto, Vincent. “Chapter 4.” Leaving College [Electronic Source]: Rethinking the Causes and       Cures of Student Attrition. Chicago, Ill.: University of Chicago Press, 2012. GEORGIA        STATE UNIV’s Catalog. Web. 25 Jan. 2015.

Webb-Sunderhaus, Sara. “When Access Is Not Enough: Retaining Basic Writers At An Open        Admission University.” Journal Of Basic Writing 29.2 (2010): 97-116. Communication         & Mass Media Complete. Web. 14 Jan. 2015.