Revision: History, Theory, and Practice

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Alice S. Horning, Anne Becker
Parlor Press LLC, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 257 pages
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"Revision: History, Theory, and Practice" explores the wide range of scholarship on revision while bringing new light to bear on enduring questions. The 12 contributors examine recent cognitive writing models and the roles of long- and short-term memory in the writing process, demonstrating theoretically why revision is difficult for novices.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction and Overview
3
2 Definitions and Distinctions
10
3 A Review of Writing Model Research Based on Cognitive Processes
25
4 Basic Writers and Revision
50
5 Revision and ESL Students
63
6 Whats in a Textbook?
88
7 Revising with Word ProcessingTechnologyDocument Design
102
8 Professional Writers and Revision
117
10 Best Classroom Practices
177
11 Practical Guidelines for Writers and Teachers
197
Glossary by Cathy McQueen
220
Works Cited
232
Index
245
Contributors
255
Back cover
258
Copyright

9 Creative Writers and Revision
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Alice S. Horning teaches Rhetoric and Linguis-tics at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan.

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