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Writing Competency Examination

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Title Date Summary
1 Writing exam allows students to study at three different levels
Dolgener--Jennifer A. (Class of 1993)
Northern Iowan 88:23, p.4
11/19/1991 Students may take several courses to fulfill requirement.
2 Working with the "write" stuff
Campus News Network 1:16, p.1
4/22/1991 An explanation of the Writing Across the Curriculum effort.
3 Writing Comp not popular
O'Neall--Chad Ryan (Class of 1990)
Northern Iowan 86:19, p.4
11/7/1989 Professor Wood talks about the history and uses of the exam.
4 Tips offered to students facing Writing Comp exam
Northern Iowan 85:36, p.5
2/10/1989 Evelyn Wood gives advice on passing the exam.
5 Writing Competency Exam help sessions available
Nielsen--Kris (Student--1988)
Northern Iowan 84:44, p.4
3/8/1988 Will help students prepare for the exam.
6 Students informed of fee
Northern Iowan 84:43, p.2
3/4/1988 Will be charged fee for dropping registration to writing exam.
7 Writing competency story called inaccurate
Wagoner--Faith E.
Northern Iowan 84:40, p.3
2/23/1988 Writing Competency Exam replaced by course, not because it was a bad test.
8 Class to replace writing competency exam
Northern Iowan 84:38, p.1
2/16/1988 Composition class will be offered in fall.
9 Writing comp scheduled to chop backlog
Northern Iowan 84:38, p.14
2/16/1988 Two additional tests scheduled.
10 Writing comp program clarified
Northern Iowan 84:18, p.8
10/27/1987 Evelyn Wood talks about the test and the procedures for taking it.
11 Writing competency examination to be eliminated
Northern Iowa Today 15:2, p.8
3/1/1987 Students will take writing course instead under new general education program.
12 Writing competency a must
Northern Iowan 83:36, p.2
2/10/1987 Explains that currently enrolled students must take a writing competency examination.
13 Writing competency exam will be eliminated
Moore--Lisa E. (Class of 1988)
Northern Iowan 83:34, p.1
2/3/1987 New general education program should eliminate need for exam.
14 Whim
Northern Iowan 83:20, p.2
11/4/1986 Talks about the Writing Competency Exam.
15 Senate approves writing proposal
Eller--Donnelle Louise (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 82:51, p.1
4/18/1986 Faculty Senate hopes to replace the writing competency exam with a full semester writing course.
16 The writing competency exam: on its way out?
Northern Iowan 82:9, p.1
10/1/1985 Faculty Senate establishes committee to make recommendations regarding the future of the exam.
17 Viewpoint
Northern Iowan 81:61, p.2
7/19/1985 Lengthy look at problems with Writing Competency Exam; believes more personal attention is necessary.
18 Writing exam clamor persists
Northern Iowan 81:55, p.4
5/3/1985 Believes that judgements can be made on the quality of writing from the results of the Writing Competency Exam, but that the judgements leave room for error.
19 Sees no reason to follow advice
Townsend--Dennis L.
Northern Iowan 81:50, p.3
4/16/1985 Disagrees with Ann Helling's support of the Writing Competency Exam.
20 Immaculate Perception
Cashman--Teresa K. (Class of 1986)
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.2
4/12/1985 Discusses Writing Competency Exam and UNISA's actions.
21 Suggestions offered to pass exam
Hoing--Dave (Class of 1979; Library Staff)
Northern Iowan 81:49, p.2
4/12/1985 Ann Helling supports WCE, while Dave Hoing disagrees with it.
22 Most salient point: 'fact that exam is necessary at all' (sic)
Roberts--James P.
Northern Iowan 81:48, p.2
4/9/1985 Expresses agreement with Dennis Townsend's letter on the Writing Competency Exam.
23 Exam is 'incompetent'
Townsend--Dennis L.
Northern Iowan 81:47, p.3
4/5/1985 Sympathizes with students who cheated on Writing Competency Exam.
24 Students plagiarize exam
Northern Iowan 81:45, p.10
3/29/1985 Evelyn Wood announces that six students plagiarized the Writing Competency Exam.
25 Writing comp. help session
Northern Iowan 81:15, p.5
10/26/1984 Information about a help session for students taking the writing competency exam.
26 Untitled
Wood--Evelyn S. (English Faculty)
Northern Iowan 81:8, p.2
9/28/1984 Evelyn Wood urges caution about disregarding Writing Competency Exam; it may go away eventually, but not soon.
27 Writing comp on way out
Northern Iowan 81:5, p.3
9/18/1984 Will use a mechanics screening test and plan to introduce a composition class.
28 Tutors offer writing advice
Northern Iowan 80:23, p.5
11/18/1983 Students trained especially to assist those with writing problems.
29 Letters inform wrong students
Johnson--Scott Robert (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 79:30, p.5
1/28/1983 Students receive wrong letters relating to writing competency exam.
30 Writing competency exam required for graduation
Northern Iowan 79:22, p.3
11/19/1982 Evelyn Wood talks about the history of the exam; offers tips for doing well.
31 Writing Competency Exam to be given on Monday
Northern Iowan 79:18, p.3
11/5/1982 Evelyn Wood talks about the purposes of the program and its results.
32 Fee charge clarified
Northern Iowan 78:54, p.2
5/4/1982 Student explains why a fee is required for non-enrolled students to take the writing competency exam.
33 A guide to help prepare for Writing Comp Exam
Northern Iowan 78:2, p.13
9/1/1981 History, description, and procedures for taking the exam.
34 UNI leads writing exam field; researches study test results
UNI Century 9:3, p.6
6/1/1981 English faculty carefully analyze results of exams; photo.
35 Writing competency examination
Northern Iowan 77:2, p.9
9/5/1980 Detailed tips on the writing competency examination.
36 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:50, p.4
4/18/1980 Meetings and activities.
37 Writing competency examination
Northern Iowan 76:49, p.4
4/15/1980 Monday April 21.
38 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:48, p.11
4/11/1980 Meetings and activities.
39 Writing competency examination
Northern Iowan 76:48, p.11
4/11/1980 April 21 in the Education Center.
40 Exam prompts additional writing
Haner--Tammi Lyn (Class of 1985)
Northern Iowan 76:44, p.4
3/18/1980 Barbara Lounsberry talks about the Writing Competency Exam and more generally about writing in the curriculum.
41 Writing exam exemption sought
Armstrong--Kathryn R. (Class of 1982)
Northern Iowan 76:35, p.1
2/15/1980 High marks on ACT tests and high school grade point averages could allow students to be exempt from the exam.
42 Writing exam
Northern Iowan 76:34, p.5
2/12/1980 Student writing competency has increased since the writing competency exam became a requirement.
43 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:33, p.9
2/8/1980 Meetings and activities.
44 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:32, p.7
2/5/1980 Meetings and activities.
45 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:21, p.3
11/20/1979 Meetings and activities; NORML.
46 What you gotta know: writeing compituncy
Northern Iowan 76:8, p.4
9/28/1979 The university decided, beginning September 1978, that all freshmen will take the Writing Competency Examination.
47 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:6, p.7
9/21/1979 Meetings and activities; backgammon tournament; French speakers.
48 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:5, p.4
9/18/1979 Meetings and activities; bagel sale; TEFL Linguistics; backgammon tournament.
49 What's up
Northern Iowan 76:4, p.5
9/14/1979 Meetings and activities; French speakers.
50 Do UNI students know their A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s?
Alumnus 64:2, p.12
5/1/1979 Writing Competency Exam now being administered; math exam under consideration.


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