Kristyan Spelman Miller, University of Liverpool, is Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor Education and a National Teaching Fellow. Since her PhD in 2000 she has written on written text production, with particular reference to second language writing.
Marie Stevenson is a senior lecturer at the School of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney. She has published widely in the field of literacy, including writing processes, academic literacy, digital literacy, and discourse analysis of writers’ texts.
Contributors are: Viktoria Åkerlund, Sally Baker, Brid Delahunt, Ann Everitt-Reynolds, Clare Furneaux, Arlene Harvey, Bronwyn James, Victoria Johansson, Margaret Kettle, Minkang Kim, Ellen Krogh, Moira Maguire, Veronica Ong, Mary Ryan, Birgitta Sahlén, Kristyan Spelman Miller, Marie Stevenson, Eszter Szenes.
The collection is of interest to a wide range of scholars, researchers and teachers with an interest in engagement with writing, education, or literacy.
Table of contents
List of Figures and Tables
Transitions in Writing: An Introduction
Kristyan Spelman Miller and Marie Stevenson
1 Transition in Students’ Reading and Writing: The Case of A-Levels to University in the UK
2 Transitions into Post-Graduate Study: Developing Writers at a British University
3 Crossing the Divide between Writing Cultures
4 Facilitating Non-Native English Speaker Students’ Transition to Writing for the Disciplines: A Study of Learning Transfer
5 “They Don’t Want My Opinion Do They?”: Authorial Identity and Transitions into and within Higher Education
Ann Everitt-Reynolds, Moira Maguire and Brid Delahunt
6 Transitioning to Academic Success: Textual Change and Reflexivity in the Writing of International Postgraduate Students
Margaret Kettle and Mary Ryan
7 Writing and Speaking: Children Moving between Modalities
Victoria Johansson, Viktoria Åkerlund and Birgitta Sahlén
8 Crossing the Line: Trading Across Semiotic Systems in the Visual and Performing Arts
9 Reflective Writing: A Transitional Space between Theory and Practice
Marie Stevenson, Bronwyn James, Arlene Harvey, Minkang Kim and Eszter Szenes