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Title:The Problem-solving processes of writers and readers
Author(s):Rosbery, Ann S.; Warren, Beth; Bruce, Bertram C.; Flower, Linda; Bowen, Betsy; Kants, Margaret; Penrose, Ann M.
Subject(s):social perspective
cognitive perspective
Abstract:This report discusses a cognitive/social perspective on writing and reading. Research demonstrating the communicative and problem-solving nature of writing and reading is examined, with special attention given to the influences that audience and purpose have on the construction of meaning. This theoretical position is illustrated with a series of "scenarios" that portray students of varying ages and levels of sophistication as they tackle writing and reading assignments in school. Woven throughout the scenarios are practical suggestions for supporting students' writing and reading expertise across a range of contexts.
Issue Date:1990-02
Publisher:Champaign, Ill. : University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Center for the Study of Reading.
Series/Report:Center for the Study of Reading Technical Report ; no. 493
Genre:Technical Report
Rights Information:Copyright 1990 Board of Trustees University of Illinois
Date Available in IDEALS:2012-05-30
Identifier in Online Catalog:3335608
OCLC Identifier:123770152

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