Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Research: Skilled and Less-skilled Writers

Question: How do skilled and less skilled writers differ in their writing?

Answer: “Behaviors distinguishing skillful writers from less skilful ones included a definite awareness of concern for the reader, lower writing anxiety and an emphasis on planning at the beginning of the composing process.” RW Strickland. 1984. P. 192.

Comment: Concern for audience keeps coming up. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1985), pp. 183-204.

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