ERIC Number: EJ381688
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Frequency of Formal Errors in Current College Writing, or Ma and Pa Kettle Do Research.
Conners, Robert J.; Lunsford, Andrea A.
College Composition and Communication, v39 n4 p395-409 Dec 1988
Describes the authors' error-frequency research, relating how they collected 19,615 teacher-marked student papers from the 1980s, analyzed them, and determined the major patterns of formal and mechanical error in current student writing. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A