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First Edition   ©2008

Disability and the Teaching of Writing

A Critical Sourcebook

Cynthia Lewiecki-Wilson (Miami University of Ohio) , Brenda Jo Brueggemann (The Ohio State University)

  • ISBN-10: 0-312-44725-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-312-44725-0
  • Paper Text , 320 pages

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PREFACE


ACKNOWLEDGMENTS



INTRODUCTION

Rethinking Practices and Pedagogy: Disability and the Teaching of Writing 


Part One DISABILITY AWARENESS IN TEACHER TRAINING

Introduction


1 Mapping Composition: Inviting Disability in the Front Door
JAY DOLMAGE


2 Tutoring Deaf College Students in the Writing Center
REBECCA DAY BABCOCK


3 Discourses of Disability and Basic Writing
AMY VIDALI


4 Writing from Normal: Critical Thinking and Disability in the Composition Classroom
MARGARET PRICE


5 Add Disability and Stir: The New Ingredient in Composition Textbooks
DEB MARTIN


Part Two EMBODIED WRITING: PERSPECTIVES FROM TEACHERS WITH DISABILITIES

Introduction

6 Body Language: Disability Narratives and the Act of Writing
KRISTIN LINDGREN


7 "The Taming of the Sun": Finding the Joke in the Cancer Narrative of a Pedagogue
REBECCA KREFTING


8 Reflections on Writing and Teaching Disability Autobiography
GEORGINA KLEEGE


9 Teaching by Ear
STEPHEN KUUSISTO


10 The Ways We Disclose: When Life-Writing Becomes Writing Your Life
WENDY CHRISMAN



Part Three RESOURCES FOR TEACHING DISABILITY CONCEPTS IN THE WRITING CLASSROOM
 
Introduction


Redesigning the Writing Classroom


11 From Becoming Visible: Lessons in Disability
BRENDA JO BRUEGGEMANN, LINDA FELDMEIER WHITE, PATRICIA A. DUNN, BARBARA HEIFFERON, AND JOHNSON CHEU


12 From Learning Differences: The Perspective of LD College Students
PATRICIA A. DUNN


13 From Constructing a Third Space: Disability Studies, the Teaching of English, and Institutional Transformation
JAMES C. WILSON AND CYNTHIA LEWIECKI-WILSON


14 From Enforcing Diversity and Living with Disability: Learning from My First Teaching Year
RAY PENCE


15 From Visible Disability in the College Classroom
MARK MOSSMAN


16 Universal Design for Learning: A Brief Annotated Bibliography of Online Resources
COMPILED BY JAY DOLMAGE


Analyzing Language, Representation, and Narrative from a Disability Perspective


17 From Reassigning Meaning
SIMI LINTON


18 From Narrative Prosthesis and the Materiality of Metaphor
DAVID MITCHELL


19 From Conflicting Paradigms: The Rhetorics of Disability Memoir
G. THOMAS COUSER


20 From Rhetoric and Healing: Revising Narratives about Disability
JACQUELINE RINALDI


Using Disability Concepts: The Norm, Gaze, and Embodied Knowledge


21 From The Rule of Normalcy
LENNARD DAVIS


22 From Animals in Translation
TEMPLE GRANDIN AND CATHERINE JOHNSON


23 From The Politics of Staring: Visual Rhetorics of Disability in Popular Photography
ROSEMARIE GARLAND-THOMSON


24 Gawking, Gaping, Staring
ELI CLARE


25 From Disabilities, Bodies, Voices
JIM SWAN


26 From Sex and Death and the Crippled Body: A Meditation
NANCY MAIRS


Entering Cultural Debates: A Politics and Poetics of Disability


27 From Citizenship and Disability
MICHAEL BÉRUBÉ


28 From Composing Bodies; or, De-Composition: Queer Theory, Disability Studies, and Alternative Corporealities
ROBERT MCRUER


29 Breast Cancer: Power vs. Prosthesis
AUDRE LORDE


30 From Public Transit
JOHN HOCKENBERRY


31 From What Can Disability Studies Learn from the Culture Wars?
TOBIN SIEBERS


32 Poems with Disabilities and Poet of Cripples
JIM FERRIS


BIBLIOGRAPHY OF COMPOSITION AND RHETORIC

AND DISABILITY STUDIES SOURCES


ABOUT THE EDITORS


INDEX


INDEX OF ACTIVITIES