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Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)



First Advisor

Madeline Bunning

First Committee Member

Halvor Hansen

Second Committee Member

Heath Lowry

Third Committee Member

Jan Timmons

Fourth Committee Member

Robert R. Hopkins

Fifth Committee Member

W. Preston Gleason


The major purpose of the study was to investigate whether intermediate grade students who do unsatisfactory written assignments can learn to be more successful in written work as a result of a program which teaches the skills of written expression. A secondary purpose of the study was to determine whether teachers with varied backgrounds could successfully use the pre recorded program with a minimum of in-service training.



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