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ERIC Number: EJ1018749
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Sep
Pages: 11
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0895-4852
Student Writing: Strategies to Reverse Ongoing Decline
Carter, Michael J.; Harper, Heather
Academic Questions, v26 n3 p285-295 Sep 2013
This article reports on the decline in writing ability skills in secondary and higher education students. The author discusses changes that have affected student writing skills over the recent decades and offers recommendations for improving these skills, such as: implementing intensive freshman writing courses; adjusting existing course requirements; and organizing instructor-student feedback. The author suggests that if institutions and instructors implement these and additional strategies they can and will help ensure that students develop and refine this important skill.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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