ERIC Number: EJ517664
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
The Importance of Placement and Basic Studies: Helping Students Succeed under the New Elitism.
White, Edward M.
Journal of Basic Writing, v14 n2 p75-84 Fall 1995
Suggests that a new elitism seeks to abandon the required freshman composition course and placement tests. Argues, based on two studies, for placement into the course. Argues that the effect of a placement program, followed by a careful instructional program, is to allow many students who would otherwise leave school to continue successfully in the university. (RS)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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