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Applebee, Arthur N. – 1983
Focusing on the development of students' writing skills and on the instructional techniques used to promote those skills, this report relates the findings of the second phase of the National Study of Writing in the Secondary School. In addition to further analysis of data collected during the first phase of the study, the report provides…
Descriptors: Audiences, Case Studies, Content Area Writing, High School Students
Glassner, Benjamin M. – 1983
A cooperative writing workshop that attempts to engage first-term college freshmen in a variety of genuine writing problems by stressing the class as audience, the use of daily journals, feedback from small group discussions, and frequent revision is described in the first part of this document. The remainder of the paper presents a case study of…
Descriptors: Audiences, Case Studies, Feedback, Higher Education
Spilka, Rachel – Technical Writing Teacher, 1988
Discusses theoretical exigencies for observing writer-reader interactions in the workplace. Describes measures to study how corporate engineers adapt discourse to a multiple audience. Discusses research that challenges assumptions about technical writing, and translates findings into heuristics for teaching multiple audience analysis and…
Descriptors: Audience Analysis, Audience Awareness, Audiences, Business Communication