“‘Our hypothesis is that teaching analysis can be a way of cracking open a whole set of disappointing issues we see in these papers,’ Ms. Howard said. ‘On the most basic level, it’s reading comprehension: finding claims and finding evidence. Then you get to the much more interesting issues of analysis, which is how the writer is persuading the readers of claims.'”

–Dan Berrett. “Freshman Composition Is Not Teaching Key Skills in Analysis, Researchers Argue.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. March 21, 2012. Web.

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