ERIC Number: ED362866
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Making Thinking Visible: Writing, Collaborative Planning, and Classroom Inquiry.
Flower, Linda, Ed.; And Others
Surveying a project that was conducted through the Center for the Study of Writing at Carnegie Mellon University, this book details the classroom inquiries conducted during the 4-year project (1988-1992) by 33 teacher-researchers from secondary and postsecondary classrooms. The articles and their authors are: (1) "Teachers as Theory Builders" (Linda Flower); (2) "Creating a Context for Collaboration: A Thumbnail History of the Making Thinking Visible Project" (Linda Norris and Linda Flower); (3) "Writers Planning: Snapshots from Research" (Linda Flower); (4) "Teaching Collaborative Planning: Creating A Social Context for Writing" (David L. Wallace); (5) "Interactions of Engaged Supporters" (Rebecca E. Burnett); (6) "Transcripts as a Compass to Discovery" (Leslie Byrd Evans); (7)"Using Information for Rhetorical Purposes: Two Case Studies of Collaborative Planning" (David L. Wallace); (8) "Experiencing the Role of the Supporter for the First Time" (Leonard R. Donaldson); (9) "Collaborative Planning and the Senior Research Paper: Text Conventions and Other Monsters" (Karen W. Gist); (10) "Note Taking: An Important Support for Productive Collaborative Planning" (Andrea S. Martine); (11) "Exploring Planner's Options: A Collaborative Tool for Inexperienced Writers" (Thomas Hajduk); (12) "Rewriting Collaborative Planning" (Linda Flower); (13) "Measuring Students' Attitudes about Collaborative Planning" (David L. Wallace); (14) "Using the Writing Attitude Survey" (James Brozick); (15) "Questioning Strategies and Students Reflecting on Planning Tapes" (Theresa Marshall); (16) "Initial Expectations, Problems, and What Is Success?" (Marlene Bowen); (17) "Transferring Talk to Text" (Jane Zachary Gargaro); (18) "Collaborative Planning and the Classroom Context: Tracking, Banking, and Transformations" (Jean A. Aston); (19) "Supporting Students' Intentions for Writing" (David L. Wallace); (20) "Learning about Reflection" (Lois Rubin); (21) "Do Supporters Make a Difference?" (Linda Flower); (22) "Productive and Unproductive Conflict in Collaboration" (Rebecca E. Burnett); (23) "Representation and Reflection: A Preservice Teacher's Understanding of Collaborative Planning" (Linda Flower); (24) "Collaborative Planning: A Context for Defining Relationships" (Michael A. Benedict); (25) "The Community Literacy Center: Bridging Community- and School-Based Literate Practices" (Wayne C. Peck); (26) "Reflecting on HELP at the Pittsburgh Community Literacy Center" (Philip Flynn); and "Rana's Reflections...and Some of My Own: Writing at the Community Literacy Center" (Elenore Long). (Contains approximately 90 references to works cited and an annotated bibliography of 12 items.) (NKA)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Class Activities, Classroom Environment, Classroom Research, Collaborative Writing, Cooperative Planning, Higher Education, Peer Teaching, Secondary Education, Teacher Researchers, Theory Practice Relationship, Tutoring, Writing Attitudes, Writing (Composition), Writing Research
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Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Council of Teachers of English, Urbana, IL.