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Re-thinking context and reflexive mediation in the teaching of writing

Ryan, Mary E. & Kettle, Margaret A. (2012) Re-thinking context and reflexive mediation in the teaching of writing. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 35(3), pp. 287-300.

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Abstract

This paper calls for a renewed focus on the teaching of writing. It proposes a conceptual model, based on a social realist perspective, which takes account of the ways in which teachers reflexively mediate personal, professional and political considerations in enacting their writing pedagogies. This model extends understanding of the factors contextualising the teaching of writing. It also provides a useful guide for research into the teaching of writing and a prompt for reflexivity in professional development.

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ID Code: 48498
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Teaching of writing, Teacher reflexivity , Context of writing
ISSN: 1839-4728
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2012 09:02
Last Modified: 07 Mar 2013 05:26

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