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Otte, George; Mlynarczyk, Rebecca Williams – Journal of Basic Writing (CUNY), 2010
In this article, we assess the status of basic writing early in the twenty-first century. Beginning with a discussion of the attacks on BW that intensified during the 1990s and early 2000s--attacks that originated from such diverse sources as state legislatures, university officials, and BW scholars themselves--we go on to summarize the responses…
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Remedial Programs, Higher Education, Academic Standards
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Otte, George – Journal of Basic Writing, 2002
Examines the increasing pressure exerted on high schools to ensure adequate preparation for college, pressure exerted above all by state-mandated tests. Notes that hopes of coping with such pressure rest on understanding its source. Concludes that collaborative ventures between colleges and high schools can transcend a fixation on state mandates…
Descriptors: College School Cooperation, Educational Objectives, Government School Relationship, High Schools
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Otte, George – Journal of Basic Writing, 1991
Represents an attempt to define the seriousness of errors by computerized tabulation and in a limited context, because no reliable accounting of general attitudes toward errors exists. (MG)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Basic Writing, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Otte, George – Journal of Basic Writing, 1989
Describes how a computerized text analysis program can help students discover error patterns in their writing, and notes how students' responses to analyses can reduce errors and improve their writing. (MM)
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Discourse Analysis, Error Analysis (Language)