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Research in the Teaching of English, Vol. 33, No. 2, November 1998

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  • EDITORS’ INTRODUCTION

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: Research, College

  • From a Distance: Teaching Writing on Interactive Television

    Joyce Magnotto Neff

    Abstract: Examines, using grounded theory methods, an interactive, televised writing course taught via Teletechnet, a distance-education program at Old Dominion University. Shows how technology affects a writing classroom and influences the construction of students as writers. Suggests that institutional contexts are reconfigured in televised instruction as virtual and material spaces that allow interesting tensions to emerge.

    Keywords: Research, Technology, Writing, Middle, Secondary, College

  • Deaf Children Learning to Spell

    Connie Mayer with Evie Moskos

    Abstract: Investigates, in a longitudinal study, the spelling development of young deaf children in the context of an integrated process writing classroom. Identifies/categorizes the spelling strategies employed by deaf writers as print-based, speech-based, and sign-based. Provides insights into the nature of cognitive processes in the deaf child.

    Keywords: Language, Pedagogy, Research, Writing, Elementary

  • Evaluation and Teachers’ Perceptions of Gender in Sixth-Grade Student Writing

    Shelley Peterson

    Abstract: Examines the relationship between teachers' perceptions of gender-related differences in grade 6 students' narrative writing and teachers' scoring of five student narrative papers. Finds that teachers observed gender-related narrative writing characteristics that were consistent with researchers' analyses of children's narrative writing.

    Keywords: Assessment, Diversity, Research, Writing, Middle

  • GUEST REVIEWERS

    Abstract: Abstract for this article is currently not available.

    Keywords: Research, College

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