ERIC Number: ED288566
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Reference Count: N/A
Inside English: Journal of the English Council of California Two-Year Colleges; Fall 1976. Special Statewide Conference Issue, and Spring 1977.
Inside English, v3 n1-3 Fall-Spr 1976-1977
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 Fall 1976, Spring 1977, and Special Statewide Conference issues include the following feature articles: (1) "Board of Governors Is Listening... And Waiting," by Jean Trapnell and Elizabeth Manning Deedy, which discusses the role of the State Board for Community Colleges in strengtening English and humanities instruction in the California community colleges; (2) "Collective Bargaining," by Elliot Roberts, which summarizes a conference discussion about the designation of chairpersons as faculty, supervisory, or management; (3) "Grading Standards and Graduation Requirements," by Gertrude S. Fujii, which explores factors related to the pervasive trend toward inflated grades and possible solutions; (4) "English Literacy One More Time," by Jack Swenson, which reviews recent articles in the popular media about freshman literacy; (5) "One-to-One: Garrison Method," by Bonnie C. Robinson, which explains the use of Roger Garrison's method of composition tutoring; (6) "Essay Testing a Success: Placement Changes," by Judith R. Hert, and "Rationale for New Approach," by Harold Harris, which describe and defend the new English Placement System initiated at San Bernardino Valley College; (7) "The Second R in Crisis: Reversing the Decline in American Literacy," by Ross W. Winterowd; (8) "My Blood Ran Cold," by Mel Applebaum, which relates student responses to reading "In Cold Blood" in a remedial reading class; and (9) "Eliminating Theme Correction Symbols While Emphasizing Thought Processes," by Katherine Hondius, suggests a method of bringing writing problems to students' attention without identifying exactly what the problems are, forcing students to analyze their own writing. (AYC)
Descriptors: Collective Bargaining, College English, College Faculty, Community Colleges, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Enrollment Trends, Grading, Instructional Improvement, Literacy, Remedial Instruction, Statewide Planning, Student Placement, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, 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.