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Exemption from College Freshman Composition: The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) General Examination in English Composition and the American College Testing Program (ACT) English Usage Test
(Drake University, 1980-01)
Problem. This study investigated exemption from freshman composition. Its two primary purposes were, first, to examine the validity and cutting scores of the oriqinal CLEP General Examination in English Composition (GE:E), ...
Priority-Area Consensus Conferencing: Peer Versus One-to-One, a Study of an Efficient Method for Achieving Significant Improvements in Freshman Writing Apprehension and Writing Skill
(Drake University, 1985-03)
The problem. For economic reasons, some college administrators are overburdening composition instructors with teaching loads beyond those recommended by NCTE and ADE. In response, this study measures the effectiveness of ...
Revision Cues : A Study of Freshman Writers
(Drake University, 1983-12)
The problem. Composition scholars generally agree that writing is a process including prewriting, writing and revision. Revision has only recently been addressed by research, consequently little is known of how students ...
Setting Free the Birds : Heuristic Approaches to the Teaching of Creative Writing at the College Level
(Drake University, 1983-06)
Problem. While creative writing classes have been a part of college curricula for nearly fifty years, little has been done to address the difficulties that students have in getting started with writing tasks, particularly ...