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Handbook of Writing Research (Hardcover)

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Educators, psychologists, and other researchers from North America, Europe, and Australia provide this 28-chapter handbook detailing research on major writing theories, developmental issues, instructional approaches, and research methods. They discuss theories and models of writing from sociocultural and other perspectives; developmental issues, including the development of written language, the relationship between reading and writing development, and the development of motivation, self-efficacy, and self-regulation; instruction aspects, including evidence-based practice and instruction, writing to learn, sociocultural approaches, and grammar instruction; writing development in special populations (students with learning disabilities, English language learners, and culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms); and analytic tools for writing research: automated essay evaluation, keystroke logging, and linguistic analysis tools. This edition is more comprehensive and has a more international scope. It has topics from social, cognitive, linguistic, new literacy, technological, and neuroscience perspectives and new chapters on new literacies, out-of-school writing, translation, self-regulation, genre instruction, evaluation and revision, argumentative writing, computer-based instruction, and professional development. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Presents a collection of essays discussing the theories and models of writing research.
Number of Pages: 464
Genre: Language + Art + Disciplines
Sub-Genre: Literacy
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Language: English
Street Date: October 13, 2015
TCIN: 46778058
UPC: 9781462522439
Item Number (DPCI): 247-52-1439
MSRPReg: $90.00 Save $4.50 (5% off)

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