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Why writing matters

issues of accessibility and identity in writing research and pedagogy

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Published by John Benjamins Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers.,
  • English language -- Study and teaching -- Foreign speakers -- Research.,
  • English language -- Rhetoric -- Study and teaching.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Awena Carter, Theresa Lillis, and Sue Parkin.
    GenreStudy and teaching.
    SeriesStudies in written language and literacy -- 12
    ContributionsCarter, Awena., Lillis, Theresa M., 1956-, Parkin, Sue, 1946
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1128.A2 W59 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22795842M
    ISBN 109789027218070
    LC Control Number2008051608

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    In Stephen Covey’s best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (), Habit 5 is “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” Covey points out that our education and socialization has placed an emphasis on teaching us how to communicate (e.g. read, write, and speak), but doesn’t prepare us to really listen to what.   Books bridge the gap between situations unknown to us and universal themes of our human condition: struggles with faith, self-forgiveness and judgment of others. 5. To be a responsible citizen of the world. Margaret Atwood explains this best: “Reading and writing, like everything else, improve with practice.


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