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CLEP College Composition W/ Online Practie Exams (CLEP Test Preparation)by Rachelle, Ph.d. Smith
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Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for CLEP® College Composition & College Composition Modular
Everything you need to pass the exams and get the college credit you deserve.
CLEP® is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass the CLEP® exam and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs.
Our CLEP® test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.
There are many different ways to prepare for the CLEP®. What's best for you depends on how much time you have to study and how comfortable you are with the subject matter. Our test prep for CLEP® College Composition & College Composition Modular and the free online tools that come with it, will allow you to create a personalized CLEP® study plan that can be customized to fit you: your schedule, your learning style, and your current level of knowledge.
Here's how it works:
Diagnostic exams at the REA Study Center focus your study
Our two online diagnostic exams (1 for CLEP® College Composition and 1 for CLEP® College Composition Modular) pinpoint your strengths and show you exactly where you need to focus your study. Armed with this information, you can personalize your prep and review where you need it the most.
Most complete subject review for CLEP® College Composition & College Composition Modular
Our targeted review covers all the material you'll be expected to know for the exams and includes a glossary of must-know terms.
Four full-length practice exams
The online REA Study Center gives you four full-length practice tests (2 tests for CLEP® College Composition and 2 tests for CLEP® College Composition Modular) with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available today. Instant score reports help you zero in on the topics that give you trouble now and show you how to arrive at the correct answer---so you'll be prepared on test day.
REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP® preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP® titles available. Our test preps for CLEP® exams help you earn valuable college credit, save on tuition, and get a head start on your college degree.
EARN COLLEGE CREDIT WITH CLEP - GET THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY! CLEP College Composition Exams - College Composition & College Composition Modular The Most Complete CLEP College Composition Subject Reviews
Everything you need to know for the CLEP College Composition exams. Comprehensive review chapters completely align with all the subjects tested on the exams. The Best CLEP College Composition Practice Exams Available
4 full-length CLEP College Composition exams (2 each for CLEP College Composition & CLEP College Composition Modular) based on official CLEP exam questions released by the College Board. Total Explanations of Questions & Answers
Each CLEP College Composition practice test comes with detailed feedback on every question. We dont just say which answers are right - but why the others are wrong - so youll be prepared for the CLEP College Composition exams. Proven Test-Prep Methods
REAs focused content and practical advice have helped millions succeed on their exams. With our step-by-step plan, you can score high on the CLEP College Composition exams and earn the college credit you deserve! Get the Worlds Most Advanced CLEP Software
REAs CLEP College Composition TestWare combines a realistic test environment with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available. With every CLEP practice test you take, youll gain knowledge and confidence for the real exam. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so youll succeed on the CLEP College Composition exams! What is CLEP?
CLEP is the College Boards credit-by-examination program for more than 30 subjects. Each exam passed earns the student between 3-12 credits at more than 2,900 colleges and universities in the U.S. and abroad. REA has the largest library of CLEP test preps that can help you earn college credit while saving you valuable time and money.
Earn College Credit with REA's Test Prep for
CLEP* College Composition & College Composition Modular
Everything you need to pass the exam and get the college credits you deserve.
CLEP* is the most popular credit-by-examination program in the country, accepted by more than 2,900 colleges and universities. For over 15 years, REA has helped students pass CLEP* exams and earn college credit while reducing their tuition costs. Our CLEP* test preps are perfect for adults returning to college (or attending for the first time), military service members, high-school graduates looking to earn college credit, or home-schooled students with knowledge that can translate into college credit.
The CLEP* College Composition and CLEP* College Composition Modular exams assess the writing skills taught in most first-year college composition courses. REA's test prep gives you targeted review chapters that focus on the writing skills tested on both of the exams, including:
* Conventions of Standard Written English: syntax, parallelism, agreement
* Revision Skills: organization, audience, purpose, main idea, topic sentence, thesis statement
* Source Materials: documentation of sources, integration of resource materials, use of reference of materials
* Rhetorical Analysis: critical thinking, understanding organization, understanding rhetoric
The book includes four full-length practice tests (two for CLEP* College Composition and two for CLEP* College Composition Modular). Each exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right-we explain why the other answer choices are wrong-so you can identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills.
Our interactive TestWare CD features two of the book's practice tests (one for CLEP* College Composition and one for CLEP* College Composition Modular) providing you with the added benefits of timed testing, automatic scoring, and diagnostic feedback. We help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you'll succeed when it counts.
REA is the acknowledged leader in CLEP* preparation, with the most extensive library of CLEP* titles available. Our test preps for CLEP* exams help you earn college credit, save on tuition, and get a college degree.
About the Author
Dr. Rachelle M. Smith has served as Director of Composition at Emporia State University for the last sixteen years. She did her doctoral work at Texas Christian University with a specialization in rhetoric and composition. She enjoys teaching science fiction by women, as well as classic mysteries by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Wilkie Collins, and Agatha Christie.
Dr. Kenneth Springer is a developmental psychologist. After receiving his Ph.D. from Cornell University in 1990, he served on the faculty of SMUs Psychology Department before moving to the Simmons School of Education and Human Development in 2002. Dr. Springer currently teaches undergraduate classes in educational psychology, as well as research methods and statistics for graduate students.
Dominick Marullo, M.A., is currently a high school English teacher with a Bachelors degree in English/Education and a Masters in Writing. He has also taught a creative writing course at a local community college. Over the years, he has written for several educational publishers in the area of test preparation, as well as for high school and college review books.
Table of Contents
About Our Authors
About Research & Education Association
Part I: Passing the CLEP College Composition Exams
The REA Study Center
An Overview of the Exams
About the CLEP Program
Options for Military Personnel and Veterans
SSD Accommodations for Candidates with Disabilities
6-Week Study Plan
The Day of the Exam
Online Diagnostic Tests
Part II: Preparing for the Multiple-Choice Questions
Chapter 1 Conventions of Standard Written English
Chapter 2 Revision Skills
Audience, Purpose, Tone
Evaluation of Evidence
Level of Detail
Main Idea, Topic Sentence, Thesis Statement
Use of Language
How to Approach Revision Skills Questions
Chapter 3 Ability to Use Source Materials
Documentation of Sources
Evaluation of Sources
Integration of Resource Materials
Use of Reference Materials
How to Approach “Ability to Use Source Materials” Questions
Chapter 4 Rhetorical Analysis
Understanding of Organization
Understanding of Style
Understanding of Audience, Purpose, and Tone
Understanding of Rhetoric
How to Approach Rhetorical Analysis Questions
Part III: Preparing for the Essays
Chapter 5 The Essays
Overview of the CLEP College Composition Examination, Including Modular Option
Basic Writing Strategies for Producing High-Scoring CLEP Essays
Practice Writing the CLEP Argumentative Essays
Practice Test 1: College Composition also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter
College Composition Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2: College Composition also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter
College Composition Practice Test 2
Answer Key Practice Test 1: College Composition Modular also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter
College Composition Modular Practice Test 1
Practice Test 2: College Composition Modular also available online at www.rea.com/studycenter
College Composition Modular Practice Test 2
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