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National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report     July 1989

TR 34. Planning in Writing: The Cognition of a Constructive Process

By Linda J. Carey, Linda Flower, Christina Haas, John R. Hayes, Karen A. Schriver

Summary: This paper describes the process adult writers bring to ill-defined expository tasks, such as writing essays, articles, reports, and proposals. It presents a theory of constructive planning based on a detailed analysis of expert and novice writers and suggests goals for instruction and the support of planning. July, 1989; 55 pages.

TR 34. Planning in Writing: The Cognition of a Constructive Process
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