Question: What can nontraditional adult students contribute to writing classes in the community college?
Answer: They have experienced writing in the work place Make use of their experience as a resource.
Comment: Based on this article, my introductory writing assignment will be, “What have you learned about writing in your previous experience?” RayS.
Title: “The ‘Reverse Commute’: Adult Students and Transition from Professional to Academic Literacy.” Michael J. Michaud. Teaching English in the Two-Year College (March 2011), 244-254.