Rhetoric And Composition And Research

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Scholarship in the field of rhetoric and composition is heavily focused on how to improve student writing and understanding (learning) in first-year composition classrooms and in the academy more broadly. This interest has led scholars to explore the experiences and struggles of faculty in rhetoric and composition, particularly the ways graduate students, adjuncts, and minoritized faculty groups (women and people of color) are relegated to carrying the heaviest teaching loads for the least pay, having few resources and little institutional support, and little or no training or professional development. While these areas have been explored in depth, very little research has focused on the training of graduate teaching assistants tasked with
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