ERIC Number: EJ431655
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Using Memory during Prewriting: The Comparative Effects of External Storage and Idea Organization on the Syntactic Complexity and Quality of Basic and Honors Writers' Narrative Essays.
Reed, W. Michael; Sherman, Thomas M.
Research & Teaching in Developmental Education, v7 n2 p67-79 Spr 1991
Describes the effects of two prewriting strategies for the generation and storage of ideas (external storage and heuristic) on freshman English students' compositions in honors and basic writing classes. Both honors and remedial students produced the best essays when writing under conditions closely approximating their usual prewriting behavior. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A