Effective Learning and Teaching of Writing: A Handbook of Writing in Education

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Gert Rijlaarsdam, Huub Bergh, Michel Couzijn
Springer Science & Business Media, Sep 14, 2004 - Education - 669 pages
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Effective Learning and Teaching of Writing is a handbook on research on the effective teaching and learning of writing. It is a reference for researchers and educators in the domain of written composition in education. Effective Learning and Teaching of Writing covers all age ranges and school settings and it deals with various aspects of writing and text types. Research methodology varies from experimental studies to reflective classroom practitioners’ research.

This new volume in the series Studies in Writing brings together researchers from all kinds of disciplines involved in writing research and countries in their endeavour to improve the teaching of written composition. It is the result of co-operation of researchers all over the world and shows that in spite of the differences in educational regions over the world, research in writing shares similar problems, and tries to find answers, and generate new questions. The body of knowledge in this volume will inspire researchers and teachers to improve research and practice.

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couzijn is a teacher educator and researcher at the graduate school of teaching and learning of the universiteit van amsterdam, the netherlands.

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