Knowledge of revision and revising behavior among students with learning disabilities

The study, with 26 junior high learning-disabled students, found that students' predominant conception and application of revision to written work was correction of errors. Fewer than half of all revisions were rated as improvements. The only type of revision that positively affected overall quality was addition of T-units.

Author: 
MacArthur, C. A.
Year: 
1991
Source: 
Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 14, 61-73.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
IDEA Disability Category: 
specific learning disability
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation
organize and plan
practice and reinforcement activities