First Published in 1987. Part of a series on the psychology of education and instruction, this volume marks a highpoint in the development on writing from a cognitive perspective. It significantly expands the data base upon which our understanding of writing rests. the book presents an original theory, or at any rate, the beginnings of a theory of writing and the development of writing skills, emphasizing the control processes in writing.

part I|91 pages

Central Concepts

chapter 1|28 pages

Two Models of Composing Processes

chapter 3|39 pages

From Conversation to Composition

part II|84 pages

Basic Cognitive Factors in Composition

part III|68 pages

Perspectives on the Composing Strategies of Immature Writers

part IV|92 pages

Promoting the Development of Mature Composing Strategies