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ERIC Number: ED203344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Apr
Pages: 98
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A Look at the Tutorial Method of Teaching Freshman Composition.
Martin, Frances
Intended as an overview for English department faculty with no direct experience in teaching freshman composition, this report contains a general account of the origin, basic features, and current direction of using tutorial methods in freshman composition classes. The five sections of the report provide the following information: (1) the history of the American tutorial method of teaching freshman composition, including its trans-Atlantic roots in England; (2) the teacher/student conference strategy as applied in the tutorial method; (3) evaluation of the tutorial classroom; (4) using small writing groups and peer teaching strategies in the tutorial classroom; and (5) the future of the tutorial classroom. (RL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Language: English
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