ERIC Number: ED186923
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Apr
Reference Count: 0
An Annotated Bibliography of Literature Dealing with Handwriting Instruction and Education.
Brotherson, Patricia P.; DuVall, Charles R.
The 25 entries in this annotated bibliography deal with the art of handwriting and with current practices in the teaching of handwriting. Among the topics covered in the citations are: factors to consider in assessing readiness for formal handwriting instruction; the effects of teaching cursive writing to first grade children; achievement expectations and handwriting quality; the failure of schools to teach handwriting skills; reforms needed to combat educational weaknesses in the teaching of handwriting; types of illegibilities in the cursive handwriting of second and sixth grade students; the left handed writer; the process by which a child teaches himself or herself to write the letters of the alphabet; a handwriting approach that disregards slant; parents' and teachers' perceptions of handwriting; and an argument against the teaching of cursive script in the primary grades. (FL)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Note: Bibliography prepared at Indiana University.