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Gold, David – College Composition and Communication, 2009
In this article, I test claims made about rhetorical education for women in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries by examining Florida State College for Women (FSCW), one of eight public women's colleges in the South. I recover the voices of instructors and students by looking both at the interweaving strands of literature, journalism,…
Descriptors: Womens Education, Females, Single Sex Colleges, Educational History
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Shugrue, Michael F. – College Composition and Communication, 1970
A speech given a annual meeting of Conference on College Composition and Communication, National Council of Teachers of English (Seattle, Washington, March 19-21, 1970). (Editor/RD)
Descriptors: College English, English Curriculum, English Departments, English Instruction
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Neill, Jeffrey P. – College Composition and Communication, 1971
Author attributes weakening of students' writing ability to non-verbal" influence of television and suggests changes for composition courses. (SP)
Descriptors: Communication Problems, English Curriculum, Television, Television Viewing
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Karrfalt, David H. – College Composition and Communication, 1971
Article describes a method by which teacher and students experienced a situation for writing that was essentially social, as opposed to individual." (Author/SP)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Techniques, Discussion (Teaching Technique), English Curriculum
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Nichols: Duane C. – College Composition and Communication, 1970
Descriptors: College Instruction, Educational Innovation, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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Burling, Robbins – College Composition and Communication, 1974
A middle ground, between picky concern for correctness and mushy libertarianism, must be found on which to base effective freshman composition courses. (JH)
Descriptors: Anthropology, College Faculty, College Freshmen, Editing
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Gill, Glenda – College Composition and Communication, 1974
Any teacher can teach black literature if he is willing to give it the same respect he gives white writing. (JH)
Descriptors: Authors, Black Literature, College English, College Language Programs
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Greenfield, John; Woods, William – College Composition and Communication, 1974
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Course Content, English Curriculum, English Instruction
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College Composition and Communication, 1966
Workshop reports of 35 committees meeting at the Conference on College Composition and Communication are included. Nine reports discuss types of composition courses or programs which emphasize either rhetoric, literature, language, or communication. Five reports discuss the needs of and programs established for special students--superior,…
Descriptors: Administrative Problems, Advanced Placement, College Freshmen, Course Objectives
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Brown, Lurene – College Composition and Communication, 1963
Observations directed primarily toward future teachers of English concerning a 10-year investigation of freshman student attitudes toward their secondary school English training in retrospect are presented in this article. Based on the patterns of responses evident in the anonymously written student criticisms, the author comments on three…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Techniques, College Freshmen, Course Evaluation
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Francis, W. Nelson – College Composition and Communication, 1964
The importance of improving English instructors' attitudes toward three broadly classified forms of language expression is examined. The author notes an increased interest in languages among college freshmen and defines the differences between (1) artistic, (2) playful, and (3) intellectual expression. Pressure resulting from advanced teaching…
Descriptors: College Bound Students, College Faculty, College Instruction, College Preparation
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Macrorie, Ken, Ed. – College Composition and Communication, 1964
Ten graduate students in English attack their graduate (M.A. and Ph.D.) experiences which they consider to be narrow and demeaning. They point to intellectual, financial, and personal difficulties which beset them, as well as petty, unnecessary rigors and delays to which they are subjected and which often prolonged graduation. They speak of…
Descriptors: Case Studies, College Instruction, Curriculum Evaluation, Degree Requirements
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Lloyd-Jones, Richard – College Composition and Communication, 1982
Speculates on the current and future state of composition scholarship and instruction. Predicts that writing will return to the center of liberal education. (HTH)
Descriptors: Educational Trends, English Curriculum, English Departments, Futures (of Society)
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Purnell, Rosentene B. – College Composition and Communication, 1982
Discusses the results of a survey to gather information on the state of the art of testing writing proficiency at the college level. According to the results, many respondents did note positive side effects of the unprecedented growth in testing, particularly its influence on the direction of writing curricula. (HTH)
Descriptors: English Curriculum, Higher Education, Minimum Competency Testing, Testing
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Kiniry, Malcolm; Strenski, Ellen – College Composition and Communication, 1985
Describes a system for arranging assignments in a composition course that aims to prepare students for academic writing, by focusing entirely on exposition and its conceptual demands. (HTH)
Descriptors: Content Area Writing, Course Content, Curriculum Development, English Curriculum
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