Learning to Write Effectively: Current Trends in European Research

Edited by Mark Torrance, Denis Alamargot, Montserrat Castelló, Franck Ganier, Otto Kruse, Anne Mangen, Liliane Tolchinsky and Luuk van Waes

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€117,00
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ISBN13: 
9781780529288
E-ISBN: 
9781780529295
Publication Date: 
September 2012
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Hardback
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431 pp.
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ISSN: 
1572-6304
Volume: 
25

Perry D. Klein, University of Western Ontario, Pietro Boscolo, University of Padova, Lori C. Kirkpatrick, Brock University and Carmen Gelati, University of Padova

Writing as a learning activity offers an account of the potentials of writing as a powerful tool for facilitating learning and making it more profound and productive in a variety of disciplines and collaborative contexts at different school levels.
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259676
Publication date: 
April 2014

Edited by Elke van Steendam, Marion Tillema, Gert Rijlaarsdam and Huub van den Bergh

Provides an overview of theory, methodology and practices in the assessment of writing. This title discusses whether varying definitions and varying operationalizations of writing ability are needed in various contexts, such as formative assessments versus summative assessments, different tasks,...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781781902677
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Isabel Baca

Demonstrates how writing instruction and/or writing practice can complement community engagement and outreach at local, national, and international contexts. This title discusses service-learning as a teaching and learning method and its integration with writing.
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781781902653
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Montserrat Castelló and Christiane Donahue

Examines trends in the different theoretical perspectives (cognitive, social and cultural) and derived practices in the activity of writing in higher education. This volume samples writing research traditions and perspectives both in Europe and the United States.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781780523866
Publication date: 
February 2012

Edited by Luciano L'Abate and Laura Sweeney

Brings together research on different types of writing and distance writing that have been, or need to be, used by mental health professionals. This title also critically evaluates the therapeutic effectiveness of these writing practices, such as automatic writing, programmed writing poetry...
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780857249555
Publication date: 
November 2011

Edited by Phan Le Ha and Bradley Baurain

Provides insights into the process of knowledge construction in EFL/ESL writing - from classrooms to research sites, from the dilemmas and risks NNEST student writers experience in the pursuit of true agency to the confusions and conflicts academics experience in their own writing practices.
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780857247193
Publication date: 
January 2011

Edited by Denis Alamargot, Patrice Tellier and Jean-Marie Cellier

Presents a linguistic definition of professional documents, describing their different types and genres. This title focuses on the mental mechanisms involved in written production in the workplace.
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Volume: 
21
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080474878
Publication date: 
October 2007

Edited by Mark Torrance, Luuk van Waes and David Galbraith

Writing and Cognition describes new and diverse work, both by field leaders and by newer researchers, exploring the complex relationships between language, the mind and the environments in which writers work. Chapters range in focus from a detailed analysis of single-word production to the...
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Volume: 
20
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080450940
Publication date: 
January 2007

Edited by Suzanne Hidi and Pietro Boscolo

Bringing together contributions from international research on writing and motivation this volume addresses the implications of writing instruction based on the 2 main approaches to writing research: cognitive and socio-cultural. It provides systematic analysis of the various models, perspectives...
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Volume: 
19
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080453255
Publication date: 
November 2006

Edited by Kirk P.H. Sullivan and Eva Lindgren

Computer keystroke logging is a development in writing research methodology that allows a document's evolution to be logged and then replayed as if the document were being written for the first time. This book provides an introduction and overview of this dynamic area of research. It includes...
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Volume: 
18
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780080449340
Publication date: 
July 2006

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