If you ever need an argument on why it is harmful to focus on mechanics in student writing…
Posted: August 28, 2013 Filed under: Classroom practice, Digital Humanities, Digital pedagogy, General, Projects and Societies, Research, Teaching, Unessay | Tags: english 2810, grammar, history, Unessay
From George Hillocks 2005, “At Last: The Focus on Form Vs. Content in Teaching Writing,” Research in the Teaching of English 40 (2) (November 1): 238–248. doi:10.2307/40171704.
Based on a review of “500 quasi-experimental studies of writing instruction between 1963 and 1983” concentrating on those with strong research design.