Browsing College of Arts and Sciences (MU) by Thesis Advisor "Townsend, Martha"
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Action research on the letter as genre : an examination of both external and internal goals for the course and its students (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2016)This thesis project investigates a recently taught Honors split-level course taught at the University of Missouri through the lens and influence of Action Research, investigating the course's impact on instructors and students.
(University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)This study began with some initial questions about the interaction between the Composition Program and the Writing Lab at the University of Missouri-Columbia, with the first-year composition student's navigation of that ...
Like dancers following each other's steps: an analysis of lexical cues in student writing for differing audiences (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)This empirical study examines the role of lexical priming in first-year college student writers' abilities to consider multiple audiences. The writing topic assigned to all 165 first-year students is identical except for ...
Love, loss and what I wrote: an ethnographic study of personal writing in a textile and apparel management course (University of Missouri--Columbia, 2007)This study reports the results of a semester-long ethnography of a writing-intensive textile and apparel management class that uses personal academic argument. Tracing the changing definition of the personal through the ...