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McKay, Corene; Bell, James H.; Rafoth, Ben; Andre, Jo-Anne D. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2002
Presents a case study in which an undergraduate student brings into a writing center a poor and partial draft of a research paper due the next morning. Gives an analysis of the case study "It's Due Tomorrow: Tutoring Under a Deadline" and presents a case study response entitled "Oh What a Difference a Deadline Makes - Or Does…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Higher Education, Research Papers (Students), Tutoring
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Bell, James H.; Flagel, Pamela; Capossela, Toni-Lee – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2001
Presents an educational case study in which an English-as-a-Second-Language student brings a draft of his argument essay for freshman composition to a tutor in a university writing center. Presents a response that examines several ways in which the study has challenged an educator to think more deeply about beliefs. (SG)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Critical Thinking, English (Second Language), Freshman Composition
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Gourgey, Annette F.; Davis, Kevin; Lane, Linda; Smith, Lonna – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1997
Presents a case study of an adult student preparing for her first year of college through a writing course and work in a writing workshop. Explains complicating circumstances in the student's life. Presents four professional responses commenting on the difficulties of the situation and possible solutions. (TB)
Descriptors: Adult Education, Adult Learning, Case Studies, Grammar
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Lapadat, Judith C. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1998
Responds to a case study in this issue that discussed the differing academic achievement of two at-risk college students. Suggests the need to look beyond the disability labels applied to students. Suggests considering cognitive motivational factors such as beliefs, goals, and expectations, as well as the results of previous institutional…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Nelson, Robert – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1998
Responds to a case study in this issue that discussed the differing academic achievement of two at-risk college students. Explores reasons for one student's achievement and the other's failure using a simple but thorough six-part framework outlining the characteristics of successful students. (RS)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, College Students, Comparative Analysis
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Dochen, Carol W.; Hodges, Russell B. – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1997
Explores the realities of change facing a successful junior college which must become a regional four-year university. Identifies and discusses (in a response by William G. White Jr.) the problems and issues relative to the developmental program at Evans County Junior College on the eve of its conversion to regional university--Jan Norton…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Developmental Studies Programs, Educational Change, Higher Education