ERIC Number: EJ425440
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Reading, Writing, and Knowing: The Role of Disciplinary Knowledge in Comprehension and Composing.
Ackerman, John M.
Research in the Teaching of English, v25 n2 p133-78 May 1991
Analyzes synthesis essays of graduate students for the importance and origin of information and for the quality of key rhetorical moves. Confirms the interrelatedness of comprehension and composing processes and illustrates how writers, with varying levels of topic familiarity, use both their knowledge of disciplinary topics and their experience as readers and writers to compose. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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