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Composition Forum: Volume 33: Spring 2016

From the Editors
Christian Weisser, Mary Jo Reiff, and Anis Bawarshi


An Advocate for Rhetoric and Writing at the University: An Interview with James Porter
Laurie Gries


Toward a Technical Communication Made Whole: Disequilibrium, Creativity, and Postpedagogy
Marc C. Santos and Megan M. McIntyre

Minding the Gap: Comics as Scaffolding for Critical Literacy Skills in the Classroom
Stephanie Vie and Brandy Dieterle

Leveraging the Methodological Affordances of Facebook: Social Networking Strategies in Longitudinal Writing Research
Jenna Pack Sheffield and Amy C. Kimme Hea

Identifying Components of Meta-Awareness about Composition: Toward a Theory and Methodology for Writing Studies
Crystal VanKooten

The Pedagogy of Riffing: Cultivating Meta-Awareness and Citizenship through Metacommentary
Daisy S. Miller

Writing and Desire: Synthesizing Rhetorical Theories of Genre and Lacanian Theories of the Unconscious
Ross Collin

Hidden in Plain Sight: Occlusion in Pedagogical Genres
Stephen E. Neaderhiser

Program Profiles

GTA Preparation as a Model for Cross-Tier Collaboration at North Carolina State University: A Program Profile
Casie Fedukovich and Megan Hall

Composition at Washington State University: Building a Multimodal Bricolage
Patricia Ericsson, Leeann Downing Hunter, Tialitha Michelle Macklin, and Elizabeth Sue Edwards

Equal Opportunity Programming and Optimistic Program Assessment: First-Year Writing Program Design and Assessment at John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Tim McCormack and Mark McBeth

Review Essays

Writing Commons: A Model for the Creation, Usability, and Evaluation of OERs
Joshua Herron

Rhetorical Identification Across Difference and Disability
Allison Hitt


Review of Richard Haswell and Janis Haswell's Hospitality and Authoring: An Essay for the English Profession
Matthew M. Heard

Review of Elizabeth Vander Lei et al.'s Renovating Rhetoric in Christian Tradition
Jeff Ringer

Previous issue: Vol 32, Fall 2015.