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National Center for the Study of Writing and Literacy Technical Report    

TR 56. Collaboration and the Construction of Meaning

By Linda Flower, Lorraine Higgins

Summary: This study explores the constructive and collaborative process of a group of college freshmen in a writing course. Flower and Higgins discuss the theoretical roots of collaborative planning, look at students' planning as acts of construction and negotiation, and raise questions about the role students' strategic knowledge plays in this social/cognitive process. December, 1991; 74 pages

TR 56. Collaboration and the Construction of Meaning
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