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Adler-Kassner, Linda


Biographical Information

Linda Adler-Kassner is Professor of Writing and Director of the Writing Program at University of California, Santa Barbara, where she teach undergraduate and graduate classes in composition.

Her research focuses broadly on the ways that audiences inside and outside the university understand writing and literacy; on how people act on those understandings (in the past and in the present); and on the implications of those actions for writing programs and institutions.

She has worked on issues connected with writing assessment, public policy, and strategies for writing instructors and program directors to engage in discussions about writing with audiences on and off their campuses.

Adler-Kassner has served as president of the Council of Writing Program Administrators, an organization for individuals with an interest in postsecondary writing instruction and program direction.
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Council of Writing Program Administrators records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 75
Scope and Contents The Council of Writing Program Administrators records (1977-2009; 16.35 cubic feet) documents the activities of the Council of Writing Program Administrators. Materials include papers related to WPA, MLA and CCCC conferences, executive committee meetings, services provided by WPA, general financial papers, correspondence, newsletters and journal. Types of materials include: papers, brochures, notes, agendas, minutes, reports, articles, rough drafts, newsletters, journals, correspondence, floppy...