Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers.

  title={Revision Strategies of Student Writers and Experienced Adult Writers.},
  author={Nancy I. Sommers},
  journal={College Composition and Communication},
  • N. Sommers
  • Published 1 December 1980
  • Education
  • College Composition and Communication
Although various aspects of the writing process have been studied extensively of late, research on revision has been notably absent. The reason for this, I suspect, is that current models of the writing process have directed attention away from revision. With few exceptions, these models are linear; they separate the writing process into discrete stages. Two representative models are Gordon Rohman's suggestion that the composing process moves from prewriting to writing to rewriting and James… 

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In your own words, describe the major difference(s) between how student writers and experienced writers understand revision

  • In your own words, describe the major difference(s) between how student writers and experienced writers understand revision

Wlecke , " Pre - writing : The Construction and Application of Models for Concept Formation in Writing , " Cooperative Research Project No

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