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Recent recipients


Teacher Conceptualizations and Implementation of Genre-Based Writing Pedagogy
Kate Paesani, Center for Advanced Research on Language Acquisition

Exploring Relevant Writing Instruction for Asian International Students: The Case of Korean International Students
Jungyeol Park and Vichet Chhuon, Curriculum & Instruction


Developing the Linguistic Features of Academic Writing in Spanish
Mandy R. Menke, Spanish and Portuguese Studies

Agile Writing Project: Exploring writing-to-learn in teams
Joe Moses and Jason Tham, Writing Studies
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Do Authentic Writing Environments in Nursing (AWE in Nursing) improve student learning outcomes?
Melissa Horning, Anne Chevalier McKechnie, Barbara Beacham, Laura Kirk, Patrick Dean, and Ryan Schneider, School of Nursing


"It's Going to be Otherized": Doctoral Students of Color and Questions of Writerly Voice
Noro Andriamanalina and Jasmine Kar Tang, Office for Diversity in Graduate Education

See resulting publication: Tang, J.K., and Andriamanalina, N. (2016). "Rhonda left early to go to Black Lives Matter": Programmatic support for graduate writers of color. WPA: Writing Program Administration, 39(2), 10–16. (pdf)

Supporting Metadiscourse in Ideational Writing
Bodong Chen and Cassandra Scharber, Curriculum & Instruction


Understanding the Collaborative Construction of an Urban High School Writing Center: Sustainability, Interdisciplinarity, and Connected Learning
Cynthia Lewis, Stephanie Rollag Yoon, and Erin Stutelberg, Curriculum & Instruction

See resulting publication: Rollag Yoon, S., and Stutelberg, S. (2018). Rose's writing: The generative power of affect in a high school writing center. WLN: A Journal of Writing Center Scholarship, 42(9–10), 18–25. (pdf)

Writing Crime: Student Perceptions of Crime
Joshua Page, Sociology, and Mary Jo Wiatrak-Uhlenkott, Writing Studies

Earlier recipients

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