Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
The question as to whether any appreciable improvement in the speech and writing of children is realized by means of a knowledge of formal grammar is debatable. The belief is more or less common among educators that formal grammar does not function to a degree which justifies the time spent upon it.
Tichenor, Helen, "Changing Tendencies in the Teaching of Formal Grammar" (1931). Graduate Thesis Collection. Paper 219.