Monday, January 17, 2011

Archive Research: Teachers' Comments on Compositions

Question: What are the effects of teachers’ comments on compositions?

Answer: “Freshman composition students found teachers’ comments unclear, sometimes unreadable, and containing the same kinds of errors for which they were penalized.” J Burkland and N Grimm. 1984. P. 185.

Comment: Take the time to find out from students how helpful your comments are on their writing. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1985), pp. 183-204.

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