The Sundial

Students must pass Writing Proficiency Exam before taking 75 units

Reanna Delgadillo

April 13, 2011

A new policy has been implemented at CSUN that requires all students who now have 75 units or more to attempt the Upper Division Writing Proficiency Exam (UDWPE) prior to registration of Spring 2012 at least once. If a student does not attempt the UDWPE, a “hard hold” will prevent a student from...

CSUN’s writing proficiency counters ‘Limited Learning on College Campuses’ study

Alison Geller

February 24, 2011

Undergraduate students at CSUN have maintained a steady proficiency in their writing skills over the past several years, in contrast to a study done and published by two sociologists who say that students aren’t learning anything in college. “Academically Adrift: Limited Learning on College Campuses”...

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