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Writing Placement in Two-Year Colleges

The Pursuit of Equity in Postsecondary Education 

edited by Jessica Nastal, Mya Poe, and Christie Toth

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Practices and Possibilities Series
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2022 CWPA Best Book Award

 Writing Placement in Two-Year Colleges brings together two-year college teacher-scholar-activists from across the U.S. to share stories, strategies, and data about local efforts at reforming writing placement assessment to advance educational access and equity. The chapters in this edited collection help faculty and writing program administrators navigate the shifting landscape of placement in the 2020s. Contributors demonstrate how two-year colleges have addressed local and state-level pressures for reform, especially at a time when the nation has been rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic with its inequitable economic, social, and physical toll.

This book is also available as an open access ebook through the WAC Clearinghouse. 

Jessica Nastal is interim dean of Learning Resources and Assessment and associate professor of English at Prairie State College. Her scholarship has appeared in Journal of Response to Writing, Composition Studies, ETS Research Reports, and Journal of Writing Assessment.

Mya Poe is associate professor of English at Northeastern University. She is the coauthor of Learning to Communicate in Science and Engineering and coeditor of Race and Writing Assessment and Writing Assessment, Social Justice, and the Advancement of Opportunity. 

Christie Toth is associate professor and director of Undergraduate studies in the University of Utah’s Department of Writing and Rhetoric Studies. She is c-editor of the critical sourcebook Teaching Composition in the Two-Year College and recipient of a Mark Reynolds Best Article in Teaching English in the Two-Year College award.

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  • Paperback Price: $35.95
  • Paperback ISBN: 978-1-64642-379-8
  • Publication Month: April
  • Publication Year: 2023
  • Pages: 302
  • Discount Type: Short
  • Author: edited by Jessica Nastal, Mya Poe, and Christie Toth
  • ECommerce Code: 978-1-64642-379-8

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