The Science of Writing

The Science of Writing

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Conceived as the successor to Gregg and Steinberg's Cognitive Processes in Writing, this book takes a multidisciplinary approach to writing research. The authors describe their current thinking and data in such a way that readers in psychology, English, education, and linguistics will find it readable and stimulating. It should serve as a resource book of theory, tools and techniques, and applications that should stimulate and guide the field for the next decade. The chapters showcase approaches taken by active researchers in eight countries. Some of these researchers have published widely in their native language but little of their work has appeared in English-language publications.The next section describes our quality scale and compares it to another widelyused measure, the essay sort ... adapted from a universitylevel English placement exam and has proven both reliable and discriminating with collegelevel samplesanbsp;...

Title:The Science of Writing
Author:C. Michael Levy, Sarah Ransdell
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-05


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