Faciliating writing from sources: A focus on both process and product

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dc.contributor.author Dovey, T
dc.date.accessioned 2011-02-07T06:28:03Z
dc.date.issued 2010-01
dc.identifier.citation Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 2010, 9 (1), pp. 45 - 60
dc.identifier.issn 1475-1585
dc.identifier.other C1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/14117
dc.description.abstract This paper reflects on and theorises the experience of developing a postgraduate core subject in EAP, exploring the role of both genre awareness and process management in facilitating writing from sources. Reflection on our initial genre-based pedagogies indicated that teaching the literature review to coursework students was not appropriate, and that teaching genre sets and genre awareness did not adequately facilitate writing from sources. Our current pedagogies constitute a set of genuinely interlocking tasks oriented around the writing of a single genre (a literature-based information report). The recursive processes of organising, selecting and integrating information are promoted through the use of graphic organisers in classroom activities and assessment tasks, and there is evidence of significant improvement in several aspects of students' writing. These pedagogies are theorised via sociocognitive theories of reading-writing processes that focus on the generation and transformation of meaning in specific communicative contexts, and do not contradict the principles of genre-based approaches. I argue that the notion of process, denigrated by genre theorists, be recuperated, and that the management of processes be taught in tandem with genre awareness to address the full range of students' reading-writing needs
dc.publisher Pergamon
dc.relation.isbasedon 10.1016/j.jeap.2009.11.005
dc.title Faciliating writing from sources: A focus on both process and product
dc.type Journal Article
dc.parent Journal of English for Academic Purposes
dc.journal.volume 1
dc.journal.volume 9
dc.journal.number 1 en_US
dc.publocation London, UK en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 45 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 60 en_US
dc.cauo.name DVCTLE.ELSSA Centre en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 2004 Linguistics
dc.for 1303 Specialist Studies In Education
dc.personcode 021098
dc.percentage 50 en_US
dc.classification.name Linguistics en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords Curriculum design; Writing from sources; Genre-based teaching; Sociocognitive reading-writing processes; Graphic organisers en_US
dc.description.keywords Curriculum design
dc.description.keywords Writing from sources
dc.description.keywords Genre-based teaching
dc.description.keywords Sociocognitive reading-writing processes
dc.description.keywords Graphic organisers
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/DVC (Teaching and Learning)
utslib.copyright.status Closed Access
utslib.copyright.date 2015-04-15 12:17:09.805752+10
utslib.collection.history Closed (ID: 3)


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