Investigating the Reasons University Students in the South Central United States Have to Retake First-year English Composition (Mellen Studies in Educ

Investigating the Reasons University Students in the South Central United States Have to Retake First-year English Composition (Mellen Studies in Educ

By: Edith Sue Kohner Burford (author)Hardback

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The university Burford studies is in the southern tip of Texas, and is called a Mexican university because it is in the Lower Rio Grande Valley. Most of the students are Hispanic, and most of the faculty is of Anglo-Saxon/European heritage. The school has a history of a high rate of students repeating first-year composition, either because they did

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About Author

Dr. Edith Burford was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She has a Bachelor's degree in Communications; a Master's degree in English with a concentration in literature, and a Doctorate degree in English with a concentration in Composition and TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language).

Contents

Preface by Gian S. Pagnucci, Ph.D.; Acknowledgments; 1. The Problem and Its Significance; 2. Review of the Literature; 3. Methodology: Data Collection; 4. Analysis of the Data; Discussion; Bibliography; Index; Appendices

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/07/2004
  • ISBN13: 9780773463141
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 137
  • ID: 9780773463141
  • ISBN10: 0773463143

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