Written by teaching assistants for teaching assistants, In Our Own Voice offers a wealth of first-person narratives by graduate students on the front line about subjects as conceptually challenging as politics in the freshman composition classroom, the issue of authority in the classroom, and the debate about personal vs. formal academic writing-and as nitty-gritty as responding to student papers and correcting grammar.
1. Graduate Students Teach Writing2. Politicizing the Composition Classroom3. Creating a Safe Place4. What about Authority?5. Asserting Non-Native Authority6. In Their Own Voice7. From Research to the Classroom8. Responding to Student Papers9. Rethinking Mechanics10. Grading