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ERIC Number: EJ527311
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-527X
Words Make a Difference: The Effects of Greco-Latinate and Anglo-Saxon Lexical Variation on College Writing Instructors.
Maylath, Bruce
Research in the Teaching of English, v30 n2 p220-47 May 1996
Uses 90 postsecondary writing instructors and their rankings of 9 student essays to determine whether they have biases for a Greco-Latinate or Anglo-Saxon vocabulary. Raises questions about assessment practices, teaching methods, and possible effects on students who are exposed to teachers who variously favor a Greco-Latinate or an Anglo-Saxon vocabulary in essay writing. (TB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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