ERIC Number: EJ421627
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
A Coaching Model for the Teaching of Writing.
Walsh, Anthony J.
New Directions for Teaching and Learning, (No. 44 Excellent Teaching in a Changing Academy: Essays in Honor of Kenneth Eble) p53-59 Win 1990
The principle of athletic coaching is applied by analogy to first year community college writing instruction. The role of the coach and five essential elements are discussed: practice and drill (nongraded exercises); fouling out (assessment); playbooks and plays (resources and strategies); big games (formal research papers); and postmortem (review and additional practice). (MSE)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A