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ERIC Number: EJ783804
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 8
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0010-0994
Reconsiderations: Donald Murray and the Pedagogy of Surprise
Ballenger, Bruce
College English, v70 n3 p296-303 Jan 2008
Toward the end of his life, Donald Murray felt that his approach to writing instruction was no longer appreciated by journals in his field. Nevertheless, his emphasis on encouraging students to surprise themselves through informal writing still has considerable value. (Contains 1 note.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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