ERIC Number: ED268578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Teaching of Writing: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1985 (Vol. 46 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 38 titles deal with a variety of topics, including the following: (1) how writing centers succeed and fail; (2) the effects of scoring method, topic, and mode on grade 12 students' writing scores; (3) analysis of the peer conferences of upper elementary writers; (4) toward a pedagogy of rewriting; (5) the development of journalistic writing styles; (6) effects of assignment on writing quality and lexical cohesion at four grade levels; (7) attitudes of principals toward written composition research and instructional leadership practices associated with effective writing programs; (8) criteria for evaluating teaching behaviors of college writing instructors; (9) the function of rereading in the writing process; (10) writing stories under time and length constraints; (11) oral and textual composing patterns of beginning writers; (12) effects of teacher-written comments on the revision of description essays by college freshmen; (13) the dimensions of purpose in college writing; (14) the effect of writing upon good and poor writers' learning from prose; and (15) the transactive-developmental writing process as an instructional theory in response to competency testing. (HOD)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Annotated Bibliographies, Assignments, Computer Assisted Instruction, Content Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Higher Education, Literacy, Reading Writing Relationship, Revision (Written Composition), Rhetorical Invention, Teacher Response, Word Processing, Writing Evaluation, Writing Instruction, Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
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