ERIC Number: ED284259
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
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Sentence Combining: A Rhetorical Perspective.
Daiker, Donald A., Ed.; And Others
The 23 original essays on sentence combining in this volume range in focus from classroom methodology and effectiveness, through theoretical issues and syntactic constructions, to current issues in the field. The essays and their authors are as follows: (1) "The Role of the Elaborated Dominant Nominal in the Measurement of Conceptual and Syntactic Fluencies in Expository Writing" (J. C. Mellon); (2) "Differential Effects of Sentence Combining on College Students Who Use Particular Structures with High and Low Frequencies" (W. L. Smith and G. A. Hull); (3) "Sentence Patterns: Some of What We Need to Know and Teach" (G. J. Broadhead); (4) "Sentence Combining and Discourse Processing: In Search of a General Theory" (R. de Beaugrande); (5) "Sentence Combining, Generative Rhetoric, and Concepts of Style" (W. L. Stull); (6) "Some Cognitive Issues in Sentence Combining: On the Theory that Smaller is Better" (R. L. Hake and J. M. Williams); (7) "Sentence Combining as Kid-Watching" (P. Hartwell and G. LoPresti); (8) "The Use of Sentence Combining in an Articulated Writing Curriculum: A Report on Illinois State University's NEH Project in Progress" (J. Neuleib and R. Fortune); (9) "Computer-Assisted Instruction in Sentence Combining: Will It Work?" (L. Feldmeier); (10) "From Sentence Combining to Whole Essay Revision: Theory into Practice" (J. D. Sommers); (11) "Reading as Writing: Meaning-making and Sentence Combining" (R. A. Hunt); (12) "Performative Assessment of Writing Skills" (L. Faigley); (13) "Writing Badly to Write Well: Searching for the Instructive Line" (D. M. Murray); (14) "Sentence Combining in the Teaching of the Writing Process" (R. Gebhardt); (15) "Sentence Combining as Play: Preparing for Insight" (M. R. Weis, SSJ); (16) "Syntactic Play and Composing Theory: What Sentence Combining Has Done for Teachers of Writing" (J. J. Comprone); (17) "The Challenge for Sentence Combining" (P. Elbow); (18) "Sentence Combining: Across Source-of-Information Boundaries" (N. K. Laib); (19) "World Combining" (A. L. Palacas); (20) "Sentence Combining and Argument Skill: Toward a Pedagogy" (J. F. Stratman); (21) "Wistful and Admiring: The Rhetoric of Combination" (D. Bartholomae); (22) "An Epistemic View of Sentence Combining: Practice and Theories" (K. Dowst); and (23) "How Sentence Combining Works" (W. Strong). (JG)
Descriptors: Coherence, Epistemology, Expository Writing, Higher Education, Learning Strategies, Persuasive Discourse, Revision (Written Composition), Rhetoric, Sentence Combining, Sentences, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship, Writing Evaluation, Writing Exercises, Writing Processes, Writing Skills
Southern Illinois University Press, P.O. 3697, Carbondale, IL 62901 ($14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - Proceedings
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Identifiers: Rhetorical Theory
Note: Funding for this publication provided in part by a grant from the Exxon Education Foundation. Essays in this volume were originally presented at the Conference on Sentence Combining and the Teaching of Writing (2nd, Oxford, OH, October 21-22, 1983). For selected papers from the first conference, see ED 259 393.