SJU’s Laura Lisabeth & Steven Alvarez Publish in WVU’s Open Access Textbook, “Bad Ideas About Writing”



Laura Lisabeth “Strunk and White Set the Standard”






Steven Alvarez “Official American English is Best”




Reader Synopsis:

Bad Ideas About Writing counters major myths about writing instruction. Inspired by the provocative science- and social-science-focused book This Idea Must Die and written for a general audience, the collection offers opinionated, research-based statements intended to spark debate and to offer a better way of teaching writing. Contributors, as scholars of rhetoric and composition, provide a snapshot of and antidotes to major myths in writing instruction.

This collection is published in whole by the Digital Publishing Institute at WVU Libraries and in part by Inside Higher Ed.


Bad Ideas About Writing, WVU Libraries

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