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ERIC Number: ED158294
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1978
Pages: 11
Abstractor: N/A
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Teaching of Writing: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," January through April 1978 (Vol. 38 Nos. 7 through 10).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 15 titles deal with the following topics: methods for teaching students of English as a second language and remedial students in freshmen composition courses; Maryland community college English teachers' backgrounds and attitudes toward composition; two audio-tutorial methods for teaching English composition; recent reform in composition teaching; the effect of motivational story starters and assignment of general topics on intermediate students' writing ability; marking of student writing by Virginia high school English teachers; the effect of compensatory composition tracking on high-risk students in an open admissions university; a model for developing an interdisciplinary learning environment in writing and the humanities; relationships between the reading and writing of exposition and argument; the effects of oral and written teacher feedback; the effect on writing of extended practice in sentence-combining; an analysis and comparison of college English composition handbooks; the use of collaborative writing techniques in teaching composition; and the importance of knowing and using research in teaching composition. (GW)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers - Location: Maryland; Virginia