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ERIC Number: ED443126
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 106
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Careless Errors: Teaching Expository Writing to Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities or Attention Deficit Disorder.
Summer, Caroline
This guide examines the effect of learning disorders on the writing process and gives practical advice to writing teachers, lab tutors, tutors in private practice, learning specialists, and other professionals who regularly meet student writers with learning disorders. The guide also suggests ways writers with learning disorders can write more easily and get better results. Part 1, The Effect of Learning Disorders on the Writing Process, contains: Chapter One (Common Problems of Writers with Learning Disorders); and Self Quiz (Indicators of Possible Learning Disorders in Writing). Part 2, Teaching Writing to Students with Learning Disorders, contains: Chapter Two (General Suggestions for Writing Instructors) which includes the subsections Learning More about Learning Disorders, Fostering a Sense of Safety and Competence, Helping Students Develop a Sense of Purpose and Audience, Making Assignments and Helping Students Meet Deadlines, Encouraging Good Writing Habits, and Teaching Writing in a Systematic Way. Part 2 also includes Chapter Three (Teaching Students to Use Computers for Writing); and Chapter Four (Teaching Students with Learning Disorders about Prewriting, Writing, and Rewriting.) (Contains 56 references.) (RS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A