Writing Instruction

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Teaching Writing to Adult English Language Learners: Lessons From the Field

2016

This article presents the results of a survey and follow-up interviews with adult English as a Second Language (ESL) instructors to identify the writing instruction they deliver, the text types they teach, and the time they devote to writing.

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A Survey of Writing Instruction in Adult ESL Programs: Are Teaching Practices Meeting Adult Learner Needs?

2017

This research article reports on the results of a survey of adult education teachers about writing instruction.

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Accelerated Learning Program

2013

Materials from the Accelerated Learning Program (ALP), which uses a form of mainstreaming to increase student success in the post-secondary, introductory developmental writing course.

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Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL)

2016

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, which teachers and trainers may use for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

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The Power of Writing, the Writing of Power: Approaches to Adult ESOL Writing Instruction

1999

The author presents five current approaches to teaching second language writing, the theoretical perspectives on which they are based, their implications for practice, and the messages they send learners.

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Collaborative Writing

2007

  

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Writing Next: Effective Strategies to Improve Writing of Adolescents in Middle and High Schools

2007

This report identifies 11 elements of current writing instruction found to be effective for helping adolescent students learn to write well and to use writing as a tool for learning. These elements may be equally effective for helping adults improve their writing.

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What Is Dysgraphia?

2006

This article talks about writing disabilities also known as dysgraphia. It indicates that learners having trouble with written expression will benefit from instructional accommodations and remediation to improve their writing skills.

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