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ERIC Number: EJ1019999
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Mar
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1077-6958
"I'll Take Commas for $200": An Instructional Intervention Using Games to Help Students Master Grammar Skills
Bullard, Sue Burzynski; Anderson, Nancy
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v69 n1 p5-16 Mar 2014
Effective writing requires mastering grammar. For journalists, this mastery is critical because research shows poor grammar erodes media credibility. College writing instructors say students do not understand basic grammar concepts, and greater numbers of students are enrolling in remedial writing classes. This quasi-experimental mixed methods study examines whether using games to teach basic grammar skills helps college students understand and retain grammar concepts. It also examines student perceptions of learning.
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Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Assessment of Educational Progress
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