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Title Generation vet : composition, student veterans, and the post-9/11 university / edited by Sue Doe and Lisa Langstraat.
Imprint Logan : Utah State University Press, 2014.

Subject College students -- Services for -- United States.
Iraq War, 2003-2011 -- Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Afghan War, 2001- -- Veterans -- Services for -- United States.
Academic writing -- Study and teaching (Higher)
English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Veterans -- Education (Higher) -- United States.
Alt Name Doe, Sue, 1957-
Langstraat, Lisa,
Description 1 online resource (VIII, 291 pages)
Note Print version record.
Contents Part I. Beyond the military-civilian divide: understanding veterans -- Veterans in college writing classes: understanding and embracing the mutual benefit / Sean Morrow & Alexis Hart -- Uniform meets rhetoric: excellence through interaction / Angie Mallory & Doug Downs -- "Yes sir, no sir" and so much more: how genre and agency interact in student-veteran writing / Sue Doe & Erin Hadlock -- Faculty as first responders: willing but unprepared / Linda S. De La Ysla -- Part II. Veterans and public audiences -- "I have to speak out": writing with veterans in a community writing group / Eileen E. Schell & Ivy Kleinbart -- Closer to home: veterans' workshops and the materiality of writing / Karen Springsteen -- Signature wounds: marking and medicalizing post-9/11 veterans / Tara Wood -- Exploring student-veteran expectations about composing: motivations, purposes, and the influence of trauma on composing practices / Ashly Bender -- Part III. Veteran-friendly composition practices -- Recognizing silence: composition, writing, and the ethical space for war / Roger Thompson -- A new mission: veteran-led learning communities in the basic writing classroom / Ann Shivers McNair -- The value of service-learning for student veterans: transitioning to academic cultures through writing and experiential learning / Bonnie Selting -- "Front and center": marine student-veterans, collaboration, and the writing center / Corrine E. Hinton.
Summary Institutions of higher education are experiencing the largest influx of enrolled veterans since World War II, and these student veterans are transforming post-secondary classroom dynamics. While many campus divisions like admissions and student services are actively moving to accommodate the rise in this demographic, little research about this population and their educational needs is available, and academic departments have been slower to adjust. In Generation Vet, fifteen chapters offer well-researched, pedagogically savvy recommendations for curricular and programmatic responses to student.
ISBN 9780874219425 (electronic bk.)
0874219426 (electronic bk.)
9780874219418 (pbk.)
OCLC # 893739537
Additional Format Print version: Generation vet. Logan : Utah State University Press, 2014 9780874219418 (DLC) 2013035014 (OCoLC)864808502



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