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Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers

Cremin, Teresa and Myhill, Debra (2011). Writing Voices: Creating Communities of Writers. London: Routledge .

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Abstract

Drawing upon recent research projects undertaken by the authors and others in the international research community, this fascinating text considers the nature of composing and the experience of being a writer. In the process it:
• explores the role of talk, creativity, autonomy, metacognition, writing as design and the shaping influence of literature and other texts;
• examines young people’s composing processes and attitudes to writing;
• considers teachers’ identities as writers and what can be learnt when teachers engage reflectively in writing ;
• shares a range of professional writers’ practices, processes and perspectives;
• gives prominence to examples of writing from children, teachers, student teachers and professional writers alongside their reflective commentaries.

This thought-provoking text offers theoretical insights and practical directions for developing the teaching and learning of writing.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 2011 Teresa Cremin and Debra Myhill
ISBN: 0-415-57981-3, 978-0-415-57981-0
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 29652
Depositing User: Teresa Cremin
Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2011 09:50
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:22
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29652
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