Writing Research and Practice

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Graham, Stephen Edward. (2017). Writing Research and Practice. In Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts: Fourth Edition pp. 232-260 Routledge. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315650555-10
AuthorsGraham, Stephen Edward
Abstract

This chapter aims to construct guidelines for teaching writing that are based on research-evidence. To provide a theoretical framework for this endeavor, it examines the basic elements of a writer-in-context model (Graham, 2016), where the context or community in which writing takes place as well as the cognitive resources that students bring to the writing task influence writing and its development in reciprocal ways. As part of this model, the author further considers the macro-forces outside the classroom as well as the learning processes within it that shape writing development. The chapter focuses on writing development within a specific type of writing community namely schools. It draws on all of the different types of evidence (true-experiments, quasi-experiments, participants as own controls, single-participants designs, and qualitative studies of exceptional literacy teachers) to identify evidence-based practices (EBPs).

KeywordsEducation; Language; Literature
Page range232-260
Year01 Jan 2017
Book titleHandbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts: Fourth Edition
PublisherRoutledge
Place of publicationUnited States
Edition4
ISBN978-1-138-12226-0
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315650555-10
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