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ERIC Number: EJ548279
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0010-7476
Baseless Assumptions About Students' Basic Knowledge--What Students Know (A Survey): What Can the Informationally Challenged Write Beyond Personal Narratives?
Holden, Michael
Contemporary Education, v68 n1 p64-66 Fall 1996
Despite research to the contrary, most college teachers assume students have more basic knowledge then they do, and they assign essays accordingly. One instructor discusses the poor results of students' knowledge testing, noting his institution's low admission requirements and questioning today's lax standards in the face of the information age. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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