Thursday, March 29, 2012

Writing Assignments

Annotated Research

Question: What do students respond to when given writing assignments?

Answer: “Found that students’ responses to assignments depended on what they were actually rewarded for producing.” J Nelson. 1990. P. 241.

Comment: Makes sense. Should lead to more careful analysis of writing assignments before they are given. Have students construct rubrics consisting of expectations. RayS.

Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” JD Marshall and RK Durst. Research in the Teaching of English (May 1991), 236.

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