ERIC Number: EJ406713
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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On Placing and Misplacing Students: Some Thoughts on Exemption.
Clark, Beverly Lyon; Clark, Roger D.
Writing Program Administration, v13 n3 p17-26 Spr 1990
Argues that standardized tests can provide limited guidance, in conjunction with student writing samples, in the decision whether students should be exempted from freshmen writing courses. Suggests that students who write well but whose performance is unstable can be affected, positively or negatively, by exemption results. Suggests that students' views on placement be considered. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Guides - Non-Classroom
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