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TR 62. Nested Contexts: A Basic Writing Adjunct Program and the Challenge of "Educational Equity,"

By Anne DiPardo

Summary: This study examines one university's efforts to promote the academic success of underrepresented minority students through a basic writing adjunct program. DiPardo considers interactions between selected small-group leaders and their students in light of the wider departmental and campus-wide contexts and the tensions and controversies surrounding the university's efforts to promote "educational equity." May, 1992; 50 pages.

TR 62. Nested Contexts: A Basic Writing Adjunct Program and the Challenge of "Educational Equity,"
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