In Agents of Integration: Understanding Transfer as a Rhetorical Act, a new addition to the Studies in Writing and Rhetoric series by Southern Illinois University Press, Rebecca S. Nowacek addresses one of the greatest challenges facing education: how and why and when students connect and apply learning from one context to another. The issue is especially important to faculty teaching writing within the early semesters of college as helping students negotiate the difference between writing in high school and college, as well as writing within different contexts and disciplines, is an ongoing challenge. Transfer is important to those teaching in two-year colleges as we strive to prepare our students writing in college as well as professional life.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, Vol. 41, No. 2, December 2013