2016 CCCC Annual Convention
April 6-9, 2016, Houston, Texas
Writing Strategies for Action
For over five decades, writing researchers and teachers have explored the many things that writing is, the many things that writing does, and the many roles that it plays for individuals and groups. From these efforts, some broad points of consensus have emerged from our research and practices. For example: writing is an activity that can be used for a range of purposes—to help writers develop their identities, facilitate thinking, express ideas, demonstrate knowledge and understanding. Writing is also a subject of study that fosters people's abilities to identify expectations within and across boundaries and make conscious decisions based on those expectations, developing the kind of flexibility that leads to the production of "good" or "successful' communicative products.
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University of California, Santa Barbara
2016 Program Chair
An Introduction to CCCC 16
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