Composing Academic Identities: African-American Students as Language Researchers

By Janet Bean.

Published by The Learner Collection

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Describes a research project in a first-year composition course that helps African-American university students draw on and develop their code-switching skills.

Keywords: African-American Students, Writing Instruction, Code-Switching, Academic Discourse

International Journal of Learning, Volume 12, Issue 8, pp.241-248. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 792.978KB).

Dr. Janet Bean

Janet Bean teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in composition. Her research interests include educational access, language diversity, and the relationship between writing and identity.


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