ERIC Number: EJ411619
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
"It's Scary at First": Reentry Women in College Composition Classes.
Greenwood, Claudia M.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v17 n2 p133-42 May 1990
Examines internal and external factors which affect the way women reentering higher education learn and write. Finds several constant internal factors: sense of inferiority among peers; inability to concentrate; sense of guilt; feeling out of place among younger students; fatigue; and doubt. Finds that positive internal factors outweigh negative ones. (RS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special Issue: Celebrating the Two-Year College.