Writing : The Process of Discovery

  title={Writing : The Process of Discovery},
  author={Veerle Baaijen and V. M. Baaijen and David Galbraith},
This paper describes the results of a study investigating the process by which writers develop their understanding through writing. It argues that, contrary to problem-solving models of writing, the crucial ingredient is implicitly guided text production. Two groups of writers, varying in the extent to which their writing is assumed to be directed towards rhetorical goals, were asked to write either planned or nonplanned texts. Key-stroke logs were collected, and changes in subjective… CONTINUE READING
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