essay writing for students 3rd ed
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So what is the problem here? How can students be guided to produce essays of a more readable nature? The key, I believe, lies in an effective process of idea generation and information collection on the part of student writers.
Essay writing for students 3rd edition 1997
Most students generate ideas by thinking quickly for five to ten minutes (‘brainstorming’), listing only three or four ideas (which produces a typical five-paragraph essay) and then immediately drafting their text. This procedure is of course very much required for time-constrained writing tasks such as exams. But this lack of prolonged exploratory writing and information collection in the strategy of most student writers contributes to the production of shallow and superficial ideas rather than the creation of new and stimulating thoughts.