ERIC Number: ED343158
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
The Best of SET: Writing.
Philips, David, Ed.
This collection presents 15 articles on writing, three of them new and 12 of them representing the best of the 500 articles published since 1974 in "SET: Research Information for Teachers," a twice-yearly publication by the New Zealand and Australian Councils for Educational Research aimed at teachers, students, board members, and interested parents. The articles in the collection discuss acquisition and development, teaching issues, assessment, and standards. Following a contents sheet (and corresponding to the item numbers, as listed on the contents page) the 15 articles and their authors are as follows: (2) "Writing in Schools: Introduction" (David Philips); (3) "Kids Can Write the First Week in School" (Mary Ellen Giacobbe); (4) "Spelling Genius at Work" (Richard Gentry); (5)"Six Weeks Writing in Two Secondary School Classrooms" (David Philips); (6) "Grammar" ("A Working Knowledge" by Katy Simmonds and "Does Instruction in English Grammar Improve Writing Skills?" by Warwick Elley and others); (7) "Encouraging Writing" (David Philips); (8) "Writing with Word Processors" (Ilana Snyder); (9) "Owning Your Own Writing" (David Philips); (10) "Unlocking the Great Secret" (Graeme Withers); (11) "Staging Points in Personal Narrative" (Irene Farmer and John Dixon); (12) "Evaluating Writing" (David Philips); (13) "Evaluation of the Process of Writing" (Judy Parr); (14) "Writers at Risk" (Carol Adler); (15) "Learning and Teaching Writing" (Hilary Lamb); and (16) "Taking Care of the Elements" (Claire Woods). (SR)
Descriptors: Class Activities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Grammar, Writing Attitudes, Writing Evaluation, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Research
SET, New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Box 3237, Wellington, New Zealand; SET, Australian Council for Educational Research, Box 210, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia 3122.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New Zealand Council for Educational Research, Wellington.; Australian Council for Educational Research, Hawthorn.
Identifiers: Australia; New Zealand