ERIC Number: EJ581427
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Directive versus Facilitative Commentary.
Ransdell, D. R.
Teaching English in the Two-Year College, v26 n3 p269-76 Mar 1999
Examines students' responses and comments on facilitative (helping the student rethink a paper analytically) versus directive commentary (teacher suggestions made in an authoritative manner). Argues that directive commentary has several legitimate uses and that its judicious use can coax students into writing stronger text. (SR)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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