Catching Up with Professor Nate: The Problem with Sociolinguistics in Composition Research

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Abstract

Reexamines data from Carol Berkenkotter, Thomas Huckin and John Ackerman's landmark study of the first year in the life of graduate student Nate. Looks at Nate's work at significant junctures in his professional life. Suggests some of the limitations faced by sociolinguistic accounts of student experiences.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)39-52
Number of pages14
JournalJAC: A Journal of Composition Theory
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1997

Keywords

  • sociolinguistics
  • discourse
  • epistemology
  • communities
  • parody
  • written composition
  • written communication
  • socialization
  • basic writing

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