Question: What is the motivation for writing by professionals and students?
Answer: “Professional often write to resolve personal conflicts, while students write mainly to report experience or summarize others’ ideas.” D. Gallow. 1987. 214.
Comment: That’s a generalization painted with a very large brush. Still, it’s something to think about. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1988), 213-227.