The effects of i-Claim , an instructional technology tutorial, on first-year college English composition students' argumentation skills: An exploratory study

@inproceedings{Beach2008TheEO,
  title={The effects of i-Claim , an instructional technology tutorial, on first-year college English composition students' argumentation skills: An exploratory study},
  author={David S. Beach},
  year={2008}
}
THE EFFECTS OF I-CLAIM, AN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY TUTORIAL, ON FIRST-YEAR COLLEGE ENGLISH COMPOSITION STUDENTS' ARGUMENTATION SKILLS: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY David R. Beach, Ph.D. George Mason University, 2008 Dissertation Director: Dr. Nada Dabbagh This dissertation describes the effectiveness of the use of i-Claim, an instructional technology tutorial for argumentation skill development. Because persuasion is a critical skill in college writing, argumentation is introduced in the first-year… CONTINUE READING

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