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Lammers, Jayne C.; Marsh, Valerie L. – Written Communication, 2018
This article reconsiders theoretical claims of identity fluidity, stability, and agency through a longitudinal case study investigating one adolescent's writing over time and across spaces. Qualitative data spanning her four years of high school were collected and analyzed using a grounded theory approach with literacy-and-identity theory…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Case Studies, Adolescents, Writing (Composition)
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Smith, Blaine E. – Written Communication, 2018
This study examined adolescents' perspectives on their multimodal composing goals and designs when creating digital projects in the context of an English Language Arts class. Sociocultural and social semiotics theoretical frameworks were integrated to understand six 12th grade students' viewpoints when composing three multimodal products--a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, English Instruction, Language Arts
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Negretti, Raffaella – Written Communication, 2012
This article proposes a novel approach to the investigation of student academic writing. It applies theories of metacognition and self-regulated learning to understand how beginning academic writers develop the ability to participate in the communicative practices of academic written communication and develop rhetorical consciousness. The study…
Descriptors: Grounded Theory, Constructivism (Learning), Writing (Composition), Student Attitudes
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Bezemer, Jeff; Kress, Gunther – Written Communication, 2008
Frequently writing is now no longer the central mode of representation in learning materials--textbooks, Web-based resources, teacher-produced materials. Still (as well as moving) images are increasingly prominent as carriers of meaning. Uses and forms of writing have undergone profound changes over the last decades, which calls for a social,…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Semiotics, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials
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Johns, Ann M. – Written Communication, 1991
Analyzes the case of a Vietnamese-speaking science student who has repeatedly failed an English competency examination that analyzes essay content, rhetorical organization, and preparation for writing. Raises questions regarding the purposes, development, and evaluation of writing competency tests. (RDS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, English (Second Language), English Instruction, Error Analysis (Language)
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McHenry, Elizabeth; Heath, Shirley Brice – Written Communication, 1994
Discusses orality as an historical feature of African American language habits. Provides historical evidence of the literate values and habits of African Americans since the early 1800s. Resists the tendency to deny variation in the habits and values of ethnic groups. (HB)
Descriptors: Black Culture, Black Literature, Blacks, English Instruction