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Title International advances in writing research : cultures, places, measures / edited by Charles Bazerman [and others].
Imprint Fort Collins, Colorado : Parlor Press ; Anderson, S.C. : The WAC Clearinghouse, 2012.
Minneapolis : Open Textbook Library
©2012

Series Perspectives on writing
Open textbook library
Perspectives on writing (Fort Collins, Colo.)
Open Textbook Library.
Subject Rhetoric -- Study and teaching -- Congresses.
Rhetoric -- Research -- Congresses.
Composition (Language arts) -- Study and teaching -- Research -- Congresses.
Written communication -- Research -- Congresses.
Alt Name Bazerman, Charles.
Description 1 online resource (ix, 559 pages) : illustrations (some colour).
Note Papers presented at the 2011 WRAB conference.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Front cover ; Series page ; Title page ; Copyright page ; Acknowledgments; Contents ; Introduction; Section 1. Pedagogical Approaches; Chapter 1. Academic Writing Instruction in Australian Tertiary Education: The Early Years; Kate Chanock; Chapter 2. Teacher's Perceptions of English Language Writing Instruction in China; Danling Fu and Marylou Matoush; Chapter 3. Access and Teachers' Perceptions of Professional Development in Writing; Sarah J. McCarthey, Rebecca L. Woodard, and Grace Kang; Chapter 4. Multimodality in Subtitling for the Deaf and the Hard-of-Hearing Education in Brazil.
Vera Lúcia Santiago AraújoSection 2. Assessment; Chapter 5. Rethinking K-12 Writing Assessment to Support Best Instructional Practices; Paul Deane, John Sabatini, and Mary Fowles; Chapter 6. Automated Essay Scoring and The Search for Valid Writing Assessment; Andrew Klobucar, Norbert Elliot, Paul Deane, Chaitanya Ramineni, Perry Deess, and Alex Rudniy; Chapter 7. Construct Validity, Length, Score, and Time in Holistically Graded Writing Assessments: The Case against Automated Essay Scoring (AES); Les Perelman; Chapter 8. The Politics of Research and Assessment in Writing.
Peggy O'Neill, Sandy Murphy, and Linda Adler-KassnerChapter 9. Prominent Feature Analysis: Linking Assessment and Instruction; Sherry S. Swain, Richard L. Graves, David T. Morse, and Kimberly J. Patterson; Chapter 10. "A Matter of Personal Taste": Teachers' Constructs of Writing Quality in the Secondary School English Classroom; Helen Lines; Section 3. Writing at the Borders of School and the World; Chapter 11. The Reality of Fiction-writing in Situations of Political Violence; Colette Daiute; Chapter 12. Naming in Pupil Writings (9 to 14 Years Old).
Christina Romain and Marie-Noëlle RoubaudChapter 13. Does the Internet Connect Writing in and out of Educational Settings? Views of Norwegian students on the Threshold of Higher Education; Håvard Skaar; Chapter 14. Sponsoring "Green" Subjects: The World Bank's 2009 Youth Essay Contest; Anne E. Porter; Chapter 15. Metaphors of Writing and Intersections with Jamaican Male Identity; Carmeneta Jones and Vivette Milson-Whyte; Section 4. Writing the borders of school and professional practice.
Chapter 16. Transcending the Border between Classroom and Newsroom: An Inquiry into the Efficacy of Newspaper Editing PracticesYvonne Stephens; Chapter 17. Teachers as Editors, Editors as Teachers; Angela M. Kohnen; Chapter 18. Academic Genres in University Contexts: An Investigation of Students' Book Reviews Writing as Classroom Assignments; Antonia Dilamar Araújo; Chapter 19. Learning Careers and Enculturation: Production of Scientific Papers by PhD Students in a Mexican Physiology Laboratory: An Exploratory Case Study; Alma Carrasco, Rollin Kent, and Nancy Keranen.
Summary "The thirty chapters in this edited collection were selected from the more than 500 presentations at the Writing Research Across Borders II Conference in 2011. With representatives from more than forty countries, this conference gave rise to the International Society for the Advancement of Writing Research. The chapters selected for this collection represent cutting edge research on writing from all regions, organized around three themes--cultures, places, and measures. The authors report research that considers writing in all levels of schooling, in science, in the public sphere, and in the workplace, as well as at the relationship among these various places of writing. The authors also consider the cultures of writing--among them national cultures, gender cultures, schooling cultures, scientific cultures, and cultures of the workplace. Finally, the chapters examine various ways of measuring writing and how these measures interact with practices of teaching and learning."--Open Textbook Library.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781602353541 (electronic bk.)
1602353549 (electronic bk.)
9781602353527 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1602353522 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781602353534 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
1602353530 (hardcover ; alk. paper)
9781602353558
1602353557
OCLC # 809552188
Additional Format Print version: International advances in writing research : cultures, places, measures. Fort Collins, Colorado : Parlor Press ; Anderson, S.C. ; The WAC Clearinghouse, 2012 9781602353527 (DLC) 2012033060 (OCoLC)808810668