Composition united: improving articulation between two-year and four-year colleges
In 1977, Mina Shaughnessy posed what she believed was an "embarrassingly rudimentary question"-- "What goes on and what ought to go on in the composition classroom?" (320). Over thirty years later, the answer to this question still remains under intense debate as educators struggle to maintain their distance from the K-12 standards and still ensure that students are receiving an equitable education at ever institution of higher learning. This thesis argues for improved articulation between composition programs in two-year and four-year colleges in the same community as a partial solution to ...
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