Survey of College Writing Programs

Published - July 2016| Code - PRG142A| Affiliate - Primary Research Group

Report Highlights

The study presents data and commentary from 22 college writing programs including but not restricted to Purdue, the University of Nevada, Reno, Michigan State University, Lane Community College and many others.
The study imparts detailed data on program budgets, technology use, means of testing and performance evaluation, training programs for writing instructors, writing programs for faculty, rates of class attendance, use of portfolios, use of writing tutors, the role of ACT and the SAT and much more.

The report also gives detailed data on the composition of college writing faculty which is broken out by full time tenure track faculty, full time non-tenure track, graduate students and adjuncts. It also gives data on the student body in writing programs including the percentage of students who are immigrants, international students, or from economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

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