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>Could you please check the web address for the on-line writing you
>sent to Jean Kaufmann.

Thanks


>Hi Jean,  I suggest that you look at a website that I found
>recently.  http://o;;ompos.online...u/IONresources; I'll forward your
>question to a colleague who teaches Eng. 102 .
>
>At 02:41 PM 10/13/00 -0500, Jean Kaufmann wrote:
>>Hi, Listers--
>>I'm looking for suggestions to help a colleague who is frustrated in his
>>first semester teaching an online Eng. 102 class.  (This course
>>emphasizes--but is not limited to--research/documentation, analysis,
>>argumentation, etc.)  He informed the students at the beginning that
>>they needed to be very familiar with e-mail, the internet, and computers
>>in general; could expect to spend 7-10 hrs. weekly working on
>>assignments; had to be able to work independently and to follow written
>>instructions, etc. Instead of attracting good students who, for whatever
>>reason, would prefer to take the course in this format, the course seems
>>to have attracted students who are not only lacking in computer ability
>>but also in writing ability.  They seem to have chosen this format to
>>distance themselves from the instructor.  And, group work has all but
>>fallen apart. My friend is now wondering if there shouldn't be some sort
>>of screening process before students can enroll in an online writing
>>class.  Has anyone had any success with these courses?  Suggestions?
>>Thanks!

Carolyn Zaccagni
Saint Joseph's University
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