Preparing to Teach Writing

Preparing to Teach Writing

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Preparing to Teach Writing, Fourth Edition is a comprehensive survey of theories, research, and methods associated with teaching composition successfully at the middle, secondary, and college levels. Research and theory are examined with the aim of informing teaching. Practicing and prospective writing teachers need the information and strategies this text provides to be effective and well prepared for the many challenges they will face in the classroom. Features Currenta€”combines discussions and references to foundational studies that helped define the field of rhetoric and composition, with updated research, theories, and applications Research baseda€”thorough examination of relevant research in education, literacy, cognition, linguistics, and grammar Steadfast adherence to best practices based on how students learn and on how to provide the most effective writing instruction A Companion Website provides sample assignments and student papers that can be analyzed using the research and theory presented in the text.For example, it is used in medical and mental-health therapies to enhance personal and psychological development. ... top composition scholars to submit a student essay that represented a€œgood writinga€ and to explain why it was good. Nearly all of the submissions were personal experience, autobiographical essays .

Title:Preparing to Teach Writing
Author:James D. Williams
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-02-05


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