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Religion in the writing classroom : toward a pedagogy of possibility

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dc.contributor.advisor Ede, Lisa S.
dc.creator May, Laura D.
dc.date.accessioned 2010-03-10T23:35:43Z
dc.date.available 2010-03-10T23:35:43Z
dc.date.copyright 2010-03-04
dc.date.issued 2010-03-10T23:35:43Z
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1957/14923
dc.description Graduation date: 2010 en
dc.description.abstract In this thesis, I examine composition scholarship on the intersections of religious faith and writing pedagogy over the past twenty years, tracing the origins of compositionists' discomfort with religion and focusing on pedagogical approaches for working with religiously-committed students. In particular, I emphasize the way in which these approaches are productive primarily insomuch as they create a conceptual and pedagogical spaces in which the "modern schism" between faith and learning is broken down or blurred. I ultimately conclude that the most productive directions for future research on this topic include further complicating compositionists' understanding of religious students and religion itself in relation to writing pedagogy. en
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.subject composition studies en
dc.subject rhetoric en
dc.subject writing pedagogy en
dc.subject religion en
dc.subject faith en
dc.subject.lcsh English language -- Composition and exercises en
dc.subject.lcsh Religious literature -- Authorship en
dc.title Religion in the writing classroom : toward a pedagogy of possibility en
dc.type Thesis/Dissertation en
dc.degree.name Master of Arts (M.A.) in English en
dc.degree.level Master's en
dc.degree.discipline Liberal Arts en
dc.degree.grantor Oregon State University en
dc.contributor.committeemember Anderson, Chris
dc.contributor.committeemember Tolar Burton, Vicki


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