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Writing education around the globe: introduction and call for a new global analysis
Umeå University, Faculty of Arts, Department of language studies.
2016 (English)In: Reading and writing, ISSN 0922-4777, E-ISSN 1573-0905, Vol. 29, no 5, 781-792 p.Article in journal, Editorial material (Other academic) PublishedText
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This paper presents a special issue on writing around the globe. Researchers from across the world describe writing practices in their country using a wide variety of methodology. The paper show that while there are many similarities in writing instruction from one country to the next, there are also many differences. As a result, the authors call for a new international study of writing, one that takes more descriptive rather than a comparative approach.

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2016. Vol. 29, no 5, 781-792 p.
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Writing, Composition, Classroom practices
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URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-121465DOI: 10.1007/s11145-016-9640-1ISI: 000374475600001OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-121465DiVA: diva2:941122
Available from: 2016-06-22 Created: 2016-06-02 Last updated: 2016-06-22Bibliographically approved

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