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A Framework for Understanding Second Language Writing Strategies

Abstract This study articulates a framework of writing strategies and validates the framework by using it to examine the writing process of researchers as they write journal articles for publication. The framework advances a definition of writing strategies and a classification system for categorizing strategies that is based on strategic goals. In order to develop the framework, I first synthesize existing literature on writing strategies found in second language writing studies, composition studies, and second language acquisition. I then observe the writing process of four researchers as they write journal articles for publication and use the framework to analyze participants’ goals, their strategies for accomplishing goals, the resources they us... (more)
Created Date 2016
Contributor Kim, Youmie Janice (Author) / Matsuda, Paul Kei (Advisor) / Matsuda, Aya (Committee member) / James, Mark A (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject English as a second language / Linguistics / Communication / composing process / L2 writing / learning strategies / writing goals / writing strategies
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 193 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Applied Linguistics 2016
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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