Basic Writing's Past, Present, and Future: A Discussion of Problems and Possibilities
Presents a conversation that is designed to get at the differences in definitions of basic writing across institutional boundaries, divergences in placement procedures and assessment mechanisms, and problems theoretical work has had historically in tackling the issues of central importance to educators and their students. Concludes with implications for the future.
Uehling, Karen. (2001). "Basic Writing's Past, Present, and Future: A Discussion of Problems and Possibilities". Composition Studies, 29(2), 37-70.