Monday, July 9, 2012

Teaching Writing


Question: Does the method of study influence how much students learn in writing?

Answer: “Concluded that students in this investigation were able to meet the objectives of a community college freshman English course equally well through independent study and lecture-discussion. Apparently the method of teaching was not a crucial variable for these students.” ML Murdock. 1974. P. 418.

Comment: What was the crucial variable? RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English: January 1, 1974 to June 30, 1974.” Daniel J Dieterich. Research in the Teaching of English (Winter 1974), 396-422.

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