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Changing Teachers' Conceptions of Teaching Writing: A Collaborative Study
Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
© 1995 American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages
Foreign Language Annals
Volume 28, Issue 2, pages 234–246, May 1995
How to Cite
Scott, R. and Rodgers, B. (1995), Changing Teachers' Conceptions of Teaching Writing: A Collaborative Study. Foreign Language Annals, 28: 234–246. doi: 10.1111/j.1944-9720.1995.tb00788.x
- Issue published online: 31 DEC 2008
- Article first published online: 31 DEC 2008
ABSTRACT This article describes a nine-week collaborative project involving the training of secondary school language teachers in the use of process approach, holistic assessment, and positive feedback of writing in the second language classroom. A description of the three workshop sessions over the nine week period are provided. Included are results of pre- and postassessment instruments which measured changes in teacher attitudes toward teaching writing as well as changes in their methods of grading writing assignments.