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. Writing

Author: 
MacArthur, C. A.
Year: 
1991
Source: 
Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 14, 61-73.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
Grade Level: 
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
specific learning disability
Instructional Support: 
organize and plan
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
English Language Arts: 
Writing