ERIC Number: ED288565
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1976
Reference Count: N/A
Inside English: Journal of the English Council of California Two-Year Colleges; December 1975, and Spring 1976.
Inside English, v2 n1-2 Dec-Spr 1975-1976
Designed primarily for English faculty at two-year colleges in California, "Inside English" includes articles on major instructional, curricular, administrative, and employment issues of concern to teachers in the field as well as information on the activities of the English Council of the California Two-Year Colleges (ECCTYC). The December 1975 and Spring 1976 issues contain the following feature articles: (1) "College English Classes--Relevant Again?" by Ann Clutinger, which points to the ways in which composition classes are relevant for all college students, regardless of their majors; (2) "A Disturbing Time for College English," by Don Snepp, which points to the dangers posed by the clash between the public's demand for better education and the worsening state of educational economics; (3) "Testing Reading: A New Year's Resolution," by James Duggins, which reports on difficulties in reforming entrance testing and screening practices; (4) "Essay Testing As Placement Testing Device? It May Work," by Judy Hert, which describes the development and use of an essay test for writing placement at San Bernardino Valley College; (5) "A Peer Sounds Off," by Michael Seely, which offers reflections on first-year college students' composition skills; (6) "Student Writing without Tears," by Masha Z. Jewett, which describes the use of a journal as a pre-writing experience for remedial students; and (7) "Writing Skills Workshop: A Permanent Success," by Joyce Jaffee, which describes West Los Angeles College's writing workshop based on peer tutoring. (AYC)
Descriptors: Accreditation (Institutions), College English, College Faculty, Community Colleges, Educational Testing, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Remedial Instruction, Student Placement, Two Year College Students, Two Year Colleges, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: English Council of the California Two-Year Colleges.
Note: This journal is printed in oversize form (11.5 x 14.5). All pages have been photographically reduced by ERIC to standard size (8.5 x 11) before microfiching. For the complete archival compilation of volumes 1-13 of "Inside English," see ED 272 238.