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ERIC Number: EJ519840
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-1077-4610
Why Do I Have to Be Here? The Advanced Placement Student in First-Year Composition: Problems and Issues in Cognitive Development.
Henderson, Sarah
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v7 n1 p324-32 Fall 1995
This article discusses the resistance of many students who have taken Advanced Placement English in high school to college freshman-year English composition requirements. Concepts of adherence and opposition to authority are applied to help understand these students. Recommendations for helping these students develop their thinking and writing are offered. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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