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ERIC Number: ED020197
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963-Nov-28
Pages: 83
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THE TEACHING OF COLLEGE ENGLISH TO THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL STUDENT. FINAL REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON COLLEGE ENGLISH FOR THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL STUDENT, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF TEACHERS OF ENGLISH.
ESTRIN, HERMAN A.; AND OTHERS
THE COMMITTEE PREPARED A REPORT ON TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC STUDENTS--THEIR ENGLISH TEACHERS AND ENGLISH CURRICULUM--AS WELL AS INDUSTRY'S NEED FOR SUCH STUDENTS. THE INTRODUCTION DISCUSSES THE ROLE OF HUMANITIES IN THE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING CURRICULUM. TWO CHAPTERS DISCUSS THE BACKGROUND, ATTITUDES, AND INTERESTS OF BOTH THE STUDENTS AND THEIR ENGLISH TEACHERS. A THIRD CHAPTER IS BASED ON A STUDY OF THE ENGLISH COURSES WHICH TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC STUDENTS TAKE. THE RATIONALE, TEACHING METHODS, PURPOSES, AND TEXTBOOKS FOR COURSES SPECIALLY DESIGNED FOR THESE STUDENTS ARE DESCRIBED, AND A MINIMUM ENGLISH PROGRAM IS SUGGESTED. A FOURTH CHAPTER ON INDUSTRY'S NEEDS DISCUSSES WRITING AND SPEAKING ACTIVITIES REQUIRED IN BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY AND EVALUATES BOTH THE STUDENTS' COLLEGE TRAINING, AND THE TECHNICAL WRITING COURSES OFFERED IN COLLEGE. A BIBLIOGRAPHY FOR STUDENTS AND TECHNICAL WRITING TEACHERS IS ALSO PROVIDED. (BN)
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Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Champaign, IL.
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