“Writing programs are complex ecosystems, rooted in particular institutional soil, populated with a shifting mixture of personalities, pedagogical priorities, literacy goals, and both administrative and public pressures. As Writing Program Administrators, we have to strike a fine balance between the particulars of the local and the disciplinary best practices our field has negotiated in this current national educational climate. To understand the finer points of this balance, we spoke with Linda Adler-Kassner, Writing Program Administrator at University of California-Santa Barbara and author of The Activist WPA.”
Our pilot podcast features Professor Linda Adler-Kassner (UC Santa Barbara) and TJ Geiger (Syracuse University).
To read a PDF of the full transcript, please download it here: Transcript for Pilot Podcast.