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ERIC Number: ED020714
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 7
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STUDY OF THE PROGRESS OF FRESHMAN ENGLISH STUDENTS AT WINGATE COLLEGE.
CHRISTOPHER, BEVERLY B.; VICK, FRANCES C.
ALL FRESHMEN AT WINGATE COLLEGE, NORTH CAROLINA, HAVE BEEN REQUIRED TO TAKE ENGLISH 101, WITH SPECIAL 101R SECTIONS FOR THOSE WITH ENTRANCE EXAMINATION SCORES INDICATING A NEED FOR REMEDIAL WORK. BY MEETING FIVE HOURS WEEKLY INSTEAD OF THE USUAL THREE, THE ENGLISH 101R STUDENTS HAD THE BENEFIT OF MORE DIRECTION, PRACTICE, DRILL, AND GUIDANCE. IN 1965, A GROUP OF REMEDIAL STUDENTS WERE ENROLLED IN A SPECIALLY DESIGNED NONCREDIT ENGLISH 100 COURSE. AS COMPARED WITH THE 101R STUDENTS, GREATER PERCENTAGE OF THE ENGLISH 100 STUDENTS (1) GRADUATED, EVEN THOUGH AN EXTRA SEMESTER HAD BEEN REQUIRED OF THEM, (2) PERFORMED SATISFACTORILY IN SUBSEQUENT ENGLISH COURSES, AND (3) AVOIDED PROBATIONARY STATUS. (WO)
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Identifiers: NORTH CAROLINA; Wingate College NC