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3rd Edition

Teaching and Researching Writing
Third Edition

ISBN 9781138859463
Published December 2, 2015 by Routledge
314 Pages

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Book Description

This third edition of Teaching and Researching Writing continues to build upon the previous editions’ work of providing educators and practitioners in applied linguistics with a clearly written and complete guide to writing research and teaching. The text explores both theoretical and conceptual questions, grapples with key issues in the field today, and demonstrates the dynamic relationship between research and teaching methods and practice. This revised third edition has been reorganized to incorporate new topics, including discussions of technology, identity, and error correction, as well as new chapters to address the innovative directions the field has taken since the previous edition’s publication. Boxes throughout, including "Concepts" and "Quotes", help to both reinforce readers’ understanding of the topics covered by highlighting key ideas and figures in the field, while the updated glossary and resource sections allow readers to further investigate areas of interest. This updated edition of Teaching and Researching Writing is the ideal resource for language teachers, practitioners, and researchers to better understand and apply writing research theories, methods, and practices.

Table of Contents

Series Editor Preface  Preface  Acknowledgments  Section I: Understanding Writing  1. An overview of writing  2. Key issues in writing  3. Quandaries and possibilities  Section II: Researching Writing  4. Research practices and issues  5. Research cases: observing and reporting  6. Research cases: texts and contexts  Section III: Teaching Writing  7. Approaches to teaching writing  8. Teaching writing: classes and courses  9. Teaching writing: materials and practices  Section IV: References and Resources  10. Significant areas and key texts  11. Sources on writing

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Ken Hyland is Chair Professor of Applied Linguistics and Director of the Centre for Applied English Studies at the University of Hong Kong.