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accuracy percentage American Classical League Arthur Willis Beak CHAPTER claims coherence percentages composite scores composition technique conciseness control group Control Mean Score control section control students Cooperative English Usage Educational Psychology English Usage Test exercises in precis experimental and control Experimental Control experimental group Experimental Mean Score experimental period experimental section experimental students Final Initial Final free composition writing HIGH SCHOOL GROUPS Ibid Indexing and Precis Initial Final Initial instructors London Lydall Mean Gains Mean Sigma Mean MEANS AND SIGMAS mental methods number of words passage perimental point difference point gain Poley Precis Test Practical Precis Writing precis exercises Precis-Writing prose pupils reading accuracy reading interpretation S. D. diff Secondary Schools semester short theme showed Sir Isaac Pitman summary TABLE Teachers College Teaching of English Thurber tion total error percentages Transfer of Training violation of coherence Vocabulary Test Weatherford Control Weatherford high school William Jayne written