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ERIC Number: EJ575579
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-5982
Universities Scramble To Find Teachers of Freshman Composition.
Wilson, Robin
Chronicle of Higher Education, v45 n10 pA12-A14 Oct 30 1998
As graduate enrollment in English falls, largely due to program reduction, many college and university English departments are recruiting freshman composition instructors from other fields. Although they may be skilled writers, many receive little or no formal training in how to teach writing. Issues concerning the unionization of teaching assistants are also a factor. (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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