Writing Program Administration and the Community College

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From the history of the community college in the United States to current issues and concerns facing writing programs and their administrators and instructors, Writing Program Administration and the Community College offers a comprehensive look into writing programs at public two-year institutions.

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WîTîG PôGà AîîŝTàTîô à Té CôûîT CôéGé offers a com prehensive study of the administration of writing programs at public, two-year institutions. Author Heather Ostman describes the community college’s diverse students who shape its mission with their changing needs and demographics. A history of the community college places the institution within the broader context of American higher education and is followed by practical information about the day-to-day work of the writing program administrator at the two-year college. WîTîG PôGà AîîŝTàTîô à Té CôûîT CôéGé also addresses current issues and concerns faced by WPAs and writing instruc tors, including the politics of and future for composition at community colleges. WîTîG PôGà AîîŝTàTîô à Té CôûîT CôéGé will deepen the understanding of composition and WPA work for all WPAs—composition in structors, college administrators, and graduate students pursuing careers in the Field—at community colleges and four-year institutions.
HéàTé OŝTà is an associate professor and the assistant chair of the SUNY Westchester Community College English Department, where she teaches cours es in writing and literature. Her work has appeared in essay collections and in journals such as , , , , and . She is also the editor of (2008) and serves as the President of the Kate Chopin International Society.
Writing Program Administration Series Editors: Susan H. McLeod and Margot Soven
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WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND THECOMMUNIT Y COLLEGE
Heater Ostman
WrItIng Program AdmInIstratIon and tHe CommunIty CoLLege
WrItIng Program AdmInIstratIon Séîéŝ Eîôŝ: Sûŝà . Mcéô à Màô Sôvé
Té Wîî Pôà Aîîŝàîô ŝéîéŝ pôvîéŝ à véûé ô ŝcô-à ôôàpŝ à pôjécŝ à àé éŝéàc- ô éô-bàŝé à à pôvîé îŝîŝ îô îpôà îŝŝûéŝ î é îé. Wé écôûàé ŝûbîŝŝîôŝ à éxàîé é wôk ô wîî pôà àîîŝàîô, bôà éîé (é.., ô jûŝ àîîŝàîô ô îŝ-éà côpôŝîîô pôàŝ). Pôŝŝîbé ôpîcŝ îcûé bû àé ô îîé ô 1) îŝôîcà ŝûîéŝ ô wîî pôà àîîŝàîô ô àîîŝàôŝ (àcîvà wôk îŝ pàîcûà écôûàé); 2) ŝûîéŝ évàûàî é éévàcé ô éôîéŝ évéôpé î ôé îéŝ (é.., ààéé, ŝûŝàîàbîî, ôàîzàîôà éô); 3) ŝûîéŝ ô pàîcûà péŝôé îŝŝûéŝ (é.., ûîôîzàîô, ûŝé ô àjûc àcû); 4) éŝéàc ô évéôpî à àîcûàî cûîcûà; 5) ŝûîéŝ ô àŝŝéŝŝé à àccôûàbîî îŝ-ŝûéŝ ô WPAŝ; à 6) éxàîàîôŝ ô é pôîîcŝ ô wîî pôà àîîŝàîô wôk à é côûî côéé.
Books in the Series
A Retoric for Writing Program Administratorséîé b Rîà Màéczk (2013) Writing Program Administration and te Community Collegeb éàé Oŝà (2013) Te WPA Outcomes Statement—A Decade Later, éîé b Nîcôàŝ N. Bé, Géô R. Gàû, Débôà . ôŝéî, Dûàé Rôé, à Ewà M. Wîé (2012) Writing Program Administration at Small Liberal Arts Collegesb Jî M. Gàŝéî à Dàà Rôŝŝà Réàîô (2012) GenAdmin: Teorizing WPA Identities in te 21st Century b Côî Càô, Jôîkkà Càô, Tàéz Sàà Gàbà, Kàéé J. Rà, à A Féîà Sôé (2011).
WRITING PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION AND THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
éàé Oŝà
Pàô Péŝŝ Anderson, Sout Carolina www.pàôpéŝŝ.cô
Pàô Péŝŝ C, Aéŝô, Sôû Càôîà, USA © 2013 b Pàô Péŝŝ A îŝ éŝévé. Pîé î é Uîé Sàéŝ ô Aéîcà S A N: 2 5 4 - 8 8 7 9
Té ûŝé ô é ôôwî càŝ îŝ péîé b é Nàîôà Céé ô Eûcàîôà Sàîŝîcŝ (NCES). Sôûcé: NCES wébŝîé. Pécéàé Dîŝîbûîô ô Rîŝk Fàcôŝ ô 1995-96 Béîî Pôŝŝécôà Sûéŝ b Sécô ô Fîŝ ïŝîûîô Aéé à b Scôô Acîvî (àbé) Pécéàé Dîŝîbûîô ô Sûéŝ Béîî à Pûbîc 2-éà îŝîûîôŝ î1995-96 b îîîà ééé ôà à ŝûé cààcéîŝîcŝ, éc. (àbé) Màî Fîéŝ î Wîc Aŝŝôcîàé Déééŝ Wéé Côéé 2003-4 (àbé)
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Oŝà, éàé.  Wîî pôà àîîŝàîô à é côûî côéé / éàé Oŝà.  pàéŝ c. -- (Wîî pôà àîîŝàîô)  ïcûéŝ bîbîôàpîcà ééécéŝ à îéx.  ïSBN 978-1-60235-359-6 (pbk. : àk. pàpé) -- ïSBN 978-1-60235-360-2 (àcôvé : àk. pàpé) -- ïSBN 978-1-60235-361-9 (àôbé ébôôk) -- ïSBN 978-1-60235-362-6 (épûb) 1. Wîî cééŝ--Uîé Sàéŝ--Aîîŝàîô. 2. Bàŝîc wîî (Rééîà éûcàîô)--Uîé Sàéŝ. 3. Eîŝ àûàé--Réôîc--Sû à éàcî (îé)--Uîé Sàéŝ. 4. Côûî côééŝ--Uîé Sàéŝ--Cûîcûà. ï. Tîé.  PE1405.U6O78 2013  808’.042071173--c23  2013031678 1 2 3 4 5
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Pàô Péŝŝ, C îŝ à îépéé pûbîŝé ô ŝcôà à àé îéŝ î pî à ûîéîà ôàŝ. Tîŝ bôôk îŝ àvàîàbé î pàpé, cô à éBôôk ôàŝ ô Pàô Péŝŝ ô é Wô Wîé Wéb à p://www.pàôpéŝŝ.cô ô ôû ôîé à bîck-à-ôà bôôkŝôéŝ. Fô ŝûbîŝŝîô îôàîô ô ô î ôû àbôû Pàô Péŝŝ pûbîcàîôŝ, wîé ô Pàô Péŝŝ, 3015 Bàckébé Dîvé, Aéŝô, Sôû Càôîà, 29621, ô éàî éîô@pàôpéŝŝ.cô.
For my parents, Grace Wood and Randolp Ostman
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Ackôwééŝxi ïôûcîô3 1Côûî Côéé Sûéŝ13 Opé Aîŝŝîôŝ14 Dîvéŝî23 Aû éàî36 Ràcé à Eîcî41 Eîŝ àŝ à Sécô àûàé (ES)44 Wôkî Sûéŝ45 Wôkî-Càŝŝ Sûéŝ46 Dévéôpéà Sûéŝ48 éàî Dîŝàbîîîéŝ52 Eôîôà Nééŝ52 Réàî Aŝŝûpîôŝ54 2Wîî Pôà Aîîŝàîô à é Côûî Côéé: A îŝô à Ovévîéw57 Eîŝ Dépàéŝ77 Fàcû81 Décîŝîô-Màkî98 Té Rôé ô é Wîî Pôà Aîîŝàô (WPA)100 3Té Gééà Réŝpôŝîbîîîéŝ ô Côûî Côéé WPAŝ103 Cûîcûà Dévéôpé105 ïôûcîô ô Oûcôéŝ109 Wîî Acôŝŝ é Cûîcûû115 Dévéôpéà Wîî117 Réàî120 Eîŝ àŝ à Sécô àûàé (ES) à Gééàîô 1.5121 Aîcûàîô122 Scéûî Côûŝéŝ124 îî Côîé Fàcû126 Fàcû Dévéôpé131 Wîî Cééŝ134 Pàcéé135
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Aŝŝéŝŝé137 Bûéŝ139 Répéŝéî Wîî Fàcû143 Réŝpôî ô Côpàîŝ à Nééŝ145 Mààî ï A147 4WPA Wôk î é Néw Eà ô Côûî Côééŝ150 Aéîcà Gàûàîô ïîîàîvé152 Té Péŝé à Fûûé ô Dévéôpéà Sûîéŝ156 Pûàî à ïcûŝîvî162 Mûîpé îéàcîéŝ î à Néw Gôbà Côéx164 Sàpî é ïéî ô é WPA à Evîŝîôî é Wîî Pôà167 Péàô173 Pôà Aŝŝéŝŝé174 Pôîîcŝ177 5Côcûŝîô: Côûî Côéé WPAŝ àŝ Eûcàîôà éàéŝ180 6Côîûî é Côvéŝàîô: A Séécîvé îŝ ô Fûé Réàî188 Wîî Pôà Aîîŝàîô188 Réàé Côûî Côéé ïôàîô190 Cûîcûû à Péàô191 Dévéôpéà Wîî ïŝŝûéŝ193 ES ïŝŝûéŝ194 Aŝŝéŝŝé195 Càŝŝ à é Côûî Côéé196 Dîvéŝî Eûcàîô197 Aû éàî197 Wîî Cééŝ198 Appéîx A: “Té Pôà Réŝôûîô:” Gûîéîéŝ ô Wîî Pôà Aîîŝàô Pôŝîîôŝ199 Appéîx B: WPA Oûcôéŝ Sàéé ô Fîŝ-Yéà Côpôŝîîô206 Nôéŝ211 Wôkŝ Cîé217 ïéx227 Abôû é Aûô231
Acknowledgments
Tîŝ bôôk îŝ é cûîàîô ô à ô côvéŝàîôŝ àbôû wî-î pôàŝ à côûî côééŝ, î pàîcûà ôŝé àô  côéàûéŝ î é Wéŝcéŝé Côûî Côéé (WCC) Eîŝ Dépàé’ŝ Eîŝ Sûîéŝ Côîéé—ô ô éîô é àŝ-ŝîŝàcé, écôûàéé, à àvîcé ô ŝévéà ô  côéàûéŝ à îéŝ, îcûî Néà Fààkîŝ, Fàk Màé, Càô Pàŝŝàîéô-Sî, Nôéé Oŝà, Uà Sî, Ké Tîcké, Sà îéà, E éé, éôôé Rôîûéŝ, Eîŝé Màûccî, îz Fîz, Wàé Kôczàk, Té àéŝ, éîî Jôŝé, à Jàŝô Evàŝ. ï wôû éŝpécîà îké ô àk Pàî Séûŝé, Dàvî Bàkéŝé, Sûŝà Mcéô, Màô Sôvé, Jôcé Né, à Jé ûwî ô éî àéîvé éàî à ŝûbŝéqûé ûîàcé ô é éîé àûŝcîp. ï àîîô, Kàéé McCôîck’ŝ ŝàé wîŝô ŝé ûc ééé î ô WPA wôk î pûbîc îŝîûîôŝ. ï wôû àŝô îké ô àk  ûŝbà, Ràp Spàô, ô îŝ écôûàéé à wîŝô. Môŝ ô à, ï ôwé é éàéŝ éb ô é ŝûéŝ ô WCC, wô éàc é ôé à ï côû évé ôpé ô éàc é î à càŝŝôô.
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