Resources for Future of One of Harris’ Ideas Assignment


  1. edited collections from Computers & Composition Digital Press/Utah State University Press
  2. edited collections from WAC Clearinghouse/Colorado State University Press
  3. overviews of different areas of writing studies, with associated journals

1. Computers and Composition Digital Press, published in cooperation with Utah State University Press

Collaborative Approaches to the Digital in English Studies:

Digital Writing Assessment & Evaluation:

The New Work of Composing:

Stories That Speak to Us:


2. WAC Clearinghouse, published by Colorado State University

Basic Writing

The Centrality of Style:

Copy(write): Intellectual Property in the Writing Classroom:

Design Discourse: Composing and Revising Programs in Professional and Technical Writing

ePortfolio Performance Support Systems: Constructing, Presenting, and Assessing Portfolios:

Genre: An Introduction to History, Theory, Research, and Pedagogy

International Advances in Writing Research: Cultures, Places, Measures:

Reconnecting Reading and Writing

WAC and Second-Language Writers: Research Towards Linguistically and Culturally Inclusive Programs and Practices:

Writing in Knowledge Societies:

Writing Programs Worldwide: Profiles of Academic Writing in Many Places:


3. Overviews of different areas of writing studies, descriptions of research published in journals in these subfields:

Journals marked with * are indexed in MLA International Bibliography.

Composition as a whole (journals that appeal to the whole field): description of these journals

Journals: College Composition & Communication,* College English,* Composition ForumComposition Studies*

Writing studies outside FYCdescription of these journals

Journals: Across the Disciplines,* Journal of Writing ResearchWritten CommunicationJournal of Second Language Writing*

Running & assessing writing and writing coursesdescription of these journals

Journals: Journal of Writing AssessmentWPA: Writing Program Administration*

Writing Centersdescription of these journals

Journals: Praxis: A Writing Center Journal,* The Writing Lab NewsletterWriting Center Journal*

Teachingdescription of these journals

Journals: Pedagogy,* Research in the Teaching of EnglishThe Writing InstructorJournal of Basic Writing,* Teaching English in the Two-Year College*

Computers and compositiondescription of these journals

Journals: Computers & Composition (print),* Computers & Composition OnlineKairos*

For more detailed descriptions of what each journal publishes, see most of the links to the journals on the page are broken–use the links provided above instead.

4. Journal Links:

  • journals are listed alphabetically
  • links are to library database entries for subscription-only journals –OR– to journals’ own websites for open-access journals
  • for journals accessible through library database, you must LOG INTO YOUR SCU LIBRARY ACCOUNT to access journals

Across the Disciplines:

College Composition and Communication:

College English:

Composition Forum:

Composition Studies:

Computers and Composition (print):

Computers and Composition Online:

Journal of Second Language Writing:

Journal of Writing Assessment:

Journal of Writing Research:



Praxis: A Writing Center Journal:

Research in the Teaching of English:

Teaching English in the Two-Year College:

The Journal of Basic Writing:

The Writing Instructor:

The Writing Lab Newsletter:

WPA: Writing Program Administration:

Writing Center Journal:

Writing on the Edge:

Written Communication:


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