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ERIC Number: ED020942
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1968
Pages: 29
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FRESHMAN ENGLISH AT NINE INSTITUTIONS WHICH HAVE ELIMINATED THE TRADITIONAL COURSE IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION--ANTIOCH, ELMIRA, JUNIATA, AND SWARTHMORE COLLEGES AND BAKER, CLARK, EMORY, MARYLAND, AND TULANE UNIVERSITIES.
NELSON, BONNIE E., COMP.
FOR A REPORT ON COLLEGE PROGRAMS IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION, THE ASSOCIATION OF DEPARTMENTS OF ENGLISH OBTAINED SYLLABI AND COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FROM DIRECTORS OF FRESHMAN COMPOSITION IN 66 COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES. AMONG THE DATA ASSEMBLED FOR THE FULL REPORT (AVAILABLE AS TE 500 190) ARE THE DESCRIPTIONS OF FRESHMAN ENGLISH COURSES AT NINE INSTITUTIONS, WHICH ARE CONTAINED IN THIS DOCUMENT. ALL OF THE NINE INSTITUTIONS HAVE ELIMINATED THE TRADITIONAL COURSE IN FRESHMAN COMPOSITION. THE ARRANGEMENTS FOR SPECIAL ASSISTANCE AT ANTIOCH COLLEGE, THE HUMANITIES CORE PROGRAM AT BAKER UNIVERSITY, AND THE INTRODUCTORY LITERATURE COURSE WHICH REPLACES FRESHMAN COMPOSITION AT CLARK UNIVERSITY ARE BREIFLY DESCRIBED. A MORE DETAILED DISCUSSION IS GIVEN FOR THE LIBERAL STUDIES PROGRAM AT ELMIRA COLLEGE, AS WELL AS THE COURSES OFFERED TO FRESHMEN AT EMORY UNIVERSITY AND THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND. THE ENGLISH CONFERENCE PROGRAM AT JUNIATA COLLEGE, THE STANDARD, INTRODUCTORY COURSE AT SWARTHMORE COLLEGE, AND THE TWO-SEMESTER, REQUIRED LITERATURE COURSE AT TULANE UNIVERSITY ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. A BRIEF DISCUSSION OF THE REASONS FOR ELIMINATING THE TRADITIONAL COMPOSITION COURSE AT ANTOICH, ELMIRA, TULANE, AND MARYLAND IS INCLUDED. (BN)
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Authoring Institution: Modern Language Association of America, New York, NY.
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