Overviewing rhetoric and composition's evolution from “English” to “Englishes,” this article shows how the denigration of non-native English-Speaking Teachers (NNEST) of writing on the basis of English difference disregards linguistics’ understandings of the evolutions of language. Additionally, this essay demonstrates that when we consider writing via the lens of the threshold concepts and see writing as an exercise of mind, ideas and thinking, NNEST of writing can be a strength in twenty-first century First Year Composition (FYC) course.
Ghimire, Asmita and Wright, Elizabethada
"FYC’s Unrealized NNEST Egg: Why Non-Native English Speaking Teachers belong in the First-Year Composition Classroom,"
Academic Labor: Research and Artistry: Vol. 5
, Article 6.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.humboldt.edu/alra/vol5/iss1/6
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