Despite this, Resistant Writers are also often invisible in First-Year Composition classrooms and have been ignored in the scholarship, perhaps because of their success at navigating academic demands. In an effort to better understand these students, this research relies on three primary data sources: (1) In-depth weekly interviews with a case study student (whom I call Katie); (2) Weekly reflective logs kept by Katie; and (3) Screening survey results from fifty-five students in three sections of a first-year writing course (Lehigh's English 1)...I wrote a paper about Frankenstein and... sometimes Ia#39;ll start writing an essay and Ia#39;ll think I have a good idea... to ... I think my Frankenstein essay did that. ... I wrote down each of my family membera#39;s names... and wrote about... how... theyanbsp;...
|Title||:||"I Hate to Write! I Can't Do It!": First-Year Composition and the Resistant Student Writer|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|