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ERIC Number: ED030662
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969
Pages: 19
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English Composition.
Braddock, Richard
This article summarizes major research in the teaching and learning of written composition from the elementary grades through college. The research is discussed under the following headings: (1) "History to 1900," (2) "Objectives and Curriculum: 1900-1935," (3) "Influences on the Curriculum: 1935-1965," (4) "Difficulties in Research," (5) "Environmental Factors," (6) "Rhetoric," (7) "Grammar," (8) "Vocabulary," (9) "Instruction," (including subtopics on "Teaching Load,""Marking Papers," and "Writing Frequency"), (10) "Evaluation," and (11) "Preparation of Teachers." An extensive list of references concludes the article. (JM)
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Authoring Institution: American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.
Note: In "Encyclopedia of Educational Research," 4th ed. (London: The Macmillan Company, Collier-Macmillan Ltd., 1969), pp. 443-61.