ERIC Number: EJ603197
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Mechanical Correctness of Student Writing in "CCC": A Historical Perspective and What It Teaches Us.
Composition Forum, v10 n2 p1-19 Win-Spr 2000
Offers an overview of changing attitudes towards the place of mechanics in writing instruction, as documented in "College Composition and Communication" over the 50 years of the journal's existence. Argues that the role of formal correctness within each instructor's teaching depends on the purposes, goals, and contexts of each writing course. (SR)
Descriptors: Educational Change, Educational History, Grammar, Higher Education, Scholarly Journals, Teacher Attitudes, Writing (Composition), Writing Attitudes, Writing Instruction, Writing Research, Writing Teachers
The Writing Program, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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