Corpus ID: 54640286

First-Year Composition and Transfer: A Quantitative Study

  title={First-Year Composition and Transfer: A Quantitative Study},
  author={J. Williams and Minami Hattori},
  journal={Journal of pedagogic development},
  • J. Williams, Minami Hattori
  • Published 2017
  • Computer Science
  • Journal of pedagogic development
  • The present study investigated the effect of writing pedagogy on transfer by examining the effect of pedagogical orientation (WAC/WID or ‘traditional’) on content-area grades. Participants were 1,052 undergraduates from 17 schools throughout the United States. Hypothesis was that the WAC/WID orientation would lead to higher transfer levels as measured by participants’ higher content-area performance. Composition grades were collected in year one; content-area grades where collected in year two… CONTINUE READING

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