About the author: Dr. Edith Burford was born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Communications; a Master’s degree in English with a concentration in literature, and a Doctorate degree in English with a concentration in Composition and TESOL (Teaching English as a Second Language).
2004 0-7734-6314-3 The book investigates the reason(s) why so many students at a university in south central U.S. have had to retake First-Year Composition. Using research of teaching and learning styles, this study sought to discover if there was a mismatch of teaching and learning styles because of a cultural difference of faculty and students. This work is of immense value to those in the field of education.