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ERIC Number: EJ832456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
A Case for Critical Revision: Debunking the Myth of the Enlightened Teacher versus the Resistant Student Writer
Muldoon, Andrea
College Teaching, v57 n2 p67-72 Spr 2009
Traditional scholarship on revision often creates a narrative of the "resistant student" versus the "enlightened teacher" who inherently accepts revision as natural and productive. Yet this narrative is a myth, one which often hampers effective instruction. In place of "traditional revision," I argue for teaching "critical revision," a dialogic process that allows students to take ownership over their choices as writers, helps to discourage plagiarism, and allows teachers to pinpoint areas in their own teaching-response style that they may need to approach in new or different ways to better facilitate student learning. (Contains 2 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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