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ERIC Number: EJ543019
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0162-5748
Controversy and Consensus in Freshman Writing: An Overview of the Field.
Spear, Karen
Review of Higher Education, v20 n3 p319-44 Spr 1997
Discussion of the controversy over freshman composition course requirements looks at the origins and evolution of such courses in American higher education, philosophy underlying rhetoric instruction, criticisms of freshman English courses, the writing-across-the-curriculum movement, attitudes about mechanical correctness in writing instruction, and the current status of freshman composition. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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