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ERIC Number: ED020939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 46
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Reference Count: 0
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COLLEGE PROGRAMS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION.
NELSON, BONNIE E.
THE ASSOCIATION OF DEPARTMENTS OF ENGLISH COLLECTED INFORMATION FROM DIRECTORS OF FRESHMAN ENGLISH FOR A REPORT ON COLLEGE PROGRAMS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION. THE FIRST SECTION OF THE REPORT, A DISCUSSION OF TRENDS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION, INDICATES THAT LINGUISTICS AND THE STUDY OF LANGUAGE HAVE NOT BECOME A PART OF THE FRESHMAN ENGLISH CURRICULUM. THE MAJOR PORTION OF THE REPORT CONSISTS OF A SURVEY OF CURRENT PRACTICES IN 66 INSTITUTIONS. TYPES OF COMPOSITION PROGRAMS METHODS OF TEACHING WRITING, THE ELEMINATION OF COMPOSITION COURSES, AS WELL AS GRADING, WRITING ASSIGNMENTS, AND VARIOUS METHODS OF ORGANIZING CLASSES ARE DISCUSSED. APPENDIXES PROVIDE DETAILED INFORMATION ON THE GRADUATE ASSOCIATE PROGRAM AT DUQUESNE UNIVERSITY AND ON COMPOSITION PROGRAMS AT JUNIATA COLLEGE, ELMIRA COLLEGE, KALAMAZOO COLLEGE, WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY, AND THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AT BUFFALO. (BN)
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
Identifiers: Duquesne University PA; Elmira College NY; Juniata College PA; Kalamazoo College MI; MICHIGAN; MISSOURI; NEW YORK; PENNSYLVANIA; State University of New York Buffalo; Washington University MO