Kathleen Blake Yancey
In Writing across Contexts: Transfer, Composition, and Sites of Writing, my colleagues Liane Robertson and Kara Taczak and I reported on a study demonstrating that a given curriculum, what we call the Teaching for Transfer curriculum, does a better job of supporting students' transfer of writing knowledge and practice than other writing curricula.
Kathleen Blake Yancey is Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University and past president/chair of NCTE, CCCC, and CWPA. The recipient of several awards, she has authored/edited many articles/book chapters and books, most recently A Rhetoric of Reflection and Assembling Composition.
How and why do fields become disciplines? A distinguished scholar in writing studies explores the field of ePortfolios in relationship to the evolution of rhetoric and composition.