ERIC Number: ED420873
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Children's Writing: Perspectives from Research. Literacy Studies Series.
Dahl, Karin L.; Farnan, Nancy
This book explores the findings and beliefs researchers and teachers have shared about classroom practices and children's writing processes, highlighting representative studies with a focus on classroom application. The book examines subjects in a comprehensive review of recent research. It looks at past findings and presents challenging questions for future research. The book aims to engage teachers in research inquiry and to expand collaborations between classroom instructors and university researchers. Following a foreword and an introduction, chapters in the book are titled: (1) Conceptions of the Writing Process; (2) The Writing Processes of Children; (3) New Directions for Writing Workshop Programs; (4) Learning the Craft of Writing; (5) Writing across Subject Areas; (6) Technology and Writing; (7) Research on Assessment in Writing; and (8) Thinking Back, Looking Ahead. A list of references, a subject index, and an author index conclude the book. (NKA)
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Literature Reviews, Technology Integration, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Evaluation, Writing Processes, Writing Research, Writing Skills, Writing Workshops
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.; National Reading Conference, Inc.