Community Colleges and First-Generation Students

Academic Discourse in the Writing Classroom

  • Authors
  • JanĀ Osborn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Jan Osborn
    Pages 13-29
  3. Jan Osborn
    Pages 31-51
  4. Jan Osborn
    Pages 53-76
  5. Jan Osborn
    Pages 77-127
  6. Jan Osborn
    Pages 129-168
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 175-200

About this book


Community Colleges and First-Generation Students examines a community college writing classroom through ten students from diverse linguistic, ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgrounds. Students are introduced to a version of academic discourse that challenges their identities and visions of the future.


First-generation community college college writing academic discourse classroom discourse transfer community linguistics writing

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