|Rhetorical relationships in performance poetry
||This work examines the rhetorical relationships of performance poetry (slam and
spoken word) and how they create a truth-sharing environment for all who are involved
through a case study of poets from Atlanta and Charlotte. Using rhetorical strateg...
|Camaraderie of writers : a quality enhancement plan (QEP) for cultivating excellence in student writing
||This thesis presents the Quality Enhancement Plan (QEP) for the development of a
writing fellows program at Montreat College, a small, Christian, liberal arts college in
Western North Carolina. This expression of a Writing Across the Curriculum (WA...
|Rethinking our composing, recomposing our thinking : composition studies and cognitive psychology consider writing
||This thesis strives for an interdisciplinary conversation between composition studies and cognitive psychology. Under particular consideration is the role of automatic thinking in reading and writing and how certain pedagogies of writing might move s...
|(In) between word and image : reading comics
||In this thesis, I explore what it means to read a comic. Because comics combine words
and images, reading a comic involves discovering the various relationships between two forms of
language that create meaning. Fundamentally, comics are what Mikha...
|Meaningful assessment for improving writing center consultations
||This thesis presents the spring 2011 assessment for the University Writing Center at UNC
Asheville, a small liberal arts college in Western North Carolina. It includes the results of
a study that seeks to shift the focus of assessment in the Univer...
|The mindful tutor : rhetorical listening in writing center work
||This work explores the role rhetorical listening plays in writing center praxis. Currentscholarship on listening in writing center pedagogy has yet to examine this essentialtutoring practice. The author argues that Krista Ratcliffe’s rhetorical liste...