Advanced Placement English: Theory, Politics and Pedagogy

Advanced Placement English: Theory, Politics and Pedagogy

by Gary Olson, Elizabeth Metzger, Evelyn Ashton-Jones
     
 

In part this is a guide to AP administration and instruction as well as practical information on creating AP programs based on current research in composition. More importantly, it is a survey of the controversial issues and concerns that have caused debate: Is the AP program effective? Do the exams measure competence, and are they free of bias? Should AP teachers be… See more details below

Overview

In part this is a guide to AP administration and instruction as well as practical information on creating AP programs based on current research in composition. More importantly, it is a survey of the controversial issues and concerns that have caused debate: Is the AP program effective? Do the exams measure competence, and are they free of bias? Should AP teachers be evaluated on the basis of how many students pass the exam? Do universities make valid distinctions between the two AP courses?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780867092462
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
09/28/1989
Pages:
205
Product dimensions:
5.95(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.54(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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