ERIC Number: EJ467982
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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College Students as Writing Theorists: Goals and Beliefs about the Causes of Success.
Silva, Tony; Nicholls, John G.
Contemporary Educational Psychology, v18 n3 p281-93 Jul 1993
Goals in writing and beliefs about how to write well were studied for 653 undergraduates in a composition class. Goals and beliefs are identified in terms of four dimensions. Results make it clear that students have diverse beliefs about how to write well and associated commitments to these approaches. (SLD)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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