Monday, August 1, 2011

Writing Practices in the U.K. and the U.S.

Annotated Research

Question: How do teachers in the United Kingdom (U.K.) differ in the teaching of writing from the teachers in the U.S.?

Answer: “U.K. teachers emphasized imaginative writing while U.S. teachers emphasized analytic writing.” S Freeman and A McLeod. 1988. P. 428.

Comment: For me, this finding opens up a whole set of questions. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” Russel K Durst and James D Marshall, eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1989), 424-442.

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