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ERIC Number: EJ762783
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jun
Pages: 21
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0959-4752
The Teachability and Effectiveness of Cognitive Self-Regulation in Sixth-Grade Writers
Torrance, Mark; Fidalgo, Raquel; Garcia, Jesus-Nicasio
Learning and Instruction, v17 n3 p265-285 Jun 2007
Seventy-one normally functioning Spanish sixth-grade students participated in classroom-based training in cognitive strategies for preplanning and substantive revision of expository text. Short essays completed by these students pre-intervention, post-intervention, and after a 12 week delay were compared with those of an ordinary-curriculum control (n = 24). Online, self-report process measures suggested that training resulted in a substantial and sustained increase in preplanning as a result of the intervention, but little increase in the extent to which students revised their text. Product measures indicated a substantial and sustained increase in text quality and improved use of coherence ties.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 6
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Spain