ERIC Number: ED259393
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Sentence Combining and the Teaching of Writing. Selected Papers from the Miami University Conference (Oxford, Ohio, October 27-28, 1978). Studies in Contemporary Language #3.
Daiker, Donald A., Ed.; And Others
Drawn from a conference that addressed the role of sentence combining in the teaching of writing, the papers in this collection are divided into three sections: the theory of sentence combining, research in sentence combining, and sentence combining in the classroom. The 22 papers discuss a variety of topics, including the following: (1) sentence combining, style, and the psychology of composition; (2) the effect of sentence combining instruction on reading comprehension; (3) syntactic manipulation and scores in reading comprehension; (4) sentence combining in a comprehensive language framework; (5) developing paragraph power through sentence combining; (6) parallel sentence combining studies in grades nine and eleven; (7) multivariate analysis in sentence combining research; (8) problems in analyzing maturity in college and adult writing; (9) sentence analysis and combining as a means of improving the expository style of advanced college students; (10) sentence combining in training programs for business, industry, and government; (11) teaching the logic of sentence connection; and (12) sentence combining and composing in the classroom. The collection concludes with a bibliography of materials concerning sentence combining and writing instruction. (HOD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Published with assistance from the Departments of English University of Akron and the University of Central Arkansas.