ERIC Number: EJ457709
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Diversity in Required Writing Courses.
Curtis, Marcia S.; Herrington, Anne J.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, n52 p71-84 Win 1992
A basic writing course at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, serves students underprepared for first-year composition. The student population is culturally diverse, varying widely in ability and background. The course has evolved from a basic syllabus designed to teach writing skills to a more comprehensive, student-centered curriculum celebrating pluralism. (MSE)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Course Descriptions, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Design, Curriculum Development, Developmental Studies Programs, English (Second Language), Graduation Requirements, Higher Education, Immigrants, Learning Disabilities, Remedial Instruction, Writing Difficulties, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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