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Using Retention-Focused Assignments to Enhance First-Year Writing

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Today's First-Year Writing program is tasked not only with improving academic discourse, but also with increasing student retention. By incorporating retention-focused assignments into the composition curriculum, writing programs can prepare students for academic writing while building a sense of community on campus.

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Using Retention-Focused Assignments to Enhance First-Year Writing

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Today's First-Year Writing program is tasked not only with improving academic discourse, but also with increasing student retention. By incorporating retention-focused assignments into the composition curriculum, writing programs can prepare students for academic writing while building a sense of community on campus.