National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report
TR 01. Research in Writing: Past, Present and Future
By Wallace Chafe, Anne Haas Dyson, Linda Flower, Sarah Warshauer Freedman
Summary: This paper reviews the past twenty years of writing research in order to posit a social- cognitive theory of writing and the teaching and learning of writing. The authors provide a constructive rationale for the research mission of the Center for the Study of Writing. (Note: For an updated version of this literature review for a broader audience, see Occasional Paper No. 20.) August, 1987; 61 pages.
TR 1. Research in Writing: Past, Present and Future