ERIC Number: ED233366
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
The Writer's Mind: Writing as a Mode of Thinking.
Hays, Janice N., Ed.; And Others
Prepared by educators, theoreticians, and researchers, the papers in this collection address the connections and interdependencies between writing and cognition. The 24 papers deal with the following topics: (1) rhetoric and romanticism; (2) cognitive immaturity and remedial college writers; (3) current brain research and the composing process; (4) recovering and discovering treasures of the mind; (5) understanding composing; (6) written products and the composing process; (7) modes of thinking and modes of argument; (8) the relation of invention to arrangement; (9) computing as a mode of inventing; (10) invention and the writing sequence; (11) writing as evidence of thinking; (12) the writer's need to invent and express relationships; (13) the development of discursive maturity; (14) building thought on paper with adult basic writers; (15) integrating instruction in reading, writing, and reasoning; (16) writing and reading as collaborative or social acts; (17) reuniting rhetoric; (18) writing and thinking in a postliterate society; (19) the intelligent eye and the thinking hand; (20) interpreting and composing; (21) reviewing reading and writing assignments; (22) metaphor, thinking, and the composing process; and (23) allegory and Jacques Lancan. The concluding article reviews recent research dealing with writing and thinking. (FL)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Cerebral Dominance, Cognitive Processes, Computers, Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Integrated Activities, Language Acquisition, Language Usage, Revision (Written Composition), Rhetoric, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research
National Council of Teachers of English, 1111 Kenyon Rd., Urbana, IL 61801 (Stock No. 58668, member $11.95, non-member $13.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Information Analyses; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.