Enacting and transforming local language policies

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Abstract

Exploring language practices, beliefs, and management in a first-year writing program, this article considers the obstacles to and opportunities for transforming language policy and enacting a new multilingual norm in U.S. postsecondary writing instruction. It argues that the articulation of statements regarding language diversity, co-developed by teachers and program administrators, is a valuable step in viewing and constructing the classroom as a multilingual space.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)634-661
Number of pages28
JournalCollege Composition and Communication
Volume62
Issue number4
StatePublished - Jun 1 2011
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • Language and Linguistics
  • Literature and Literary Theory

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