Education and the Cognitive Science of Writing

Publications pertinent to teaching writing and narrative include: The Art of Teaching Writing by Lucy M. Calkins, The Visuospatial Dimension of Writing by Thierry Olive and Jean-Michel Passerault, How an Understanding of Cognition and Metacognition Translates into More Effective Writing Instruction by Michael O’Brien-Moran and L. Karen Soiferman, Reading and Writing Relations and their Development by Jill Fitzgerald and Timothy Shanahan and The Neuropsychology of Narrative: Story Comprehension, Story Production and their Interrelation by Raymond A. Mar.

Publications pertinent to the psychology of writing include: Writing and the Writer by Frank Smith, The Psychology of Writing by Ronald T. Kellogg, The Psychology of Creative Writing edited by Scott B. Kaufman and James C. Kaufman, The Psychology of the Creative Writer by Frank Barron, The Psychology of Written Composition edited by Carl Bereiter and Marlene Scardamalia and Cognitive Models of Writing: Writing Proficiency as a Complex Integrated Skill by Paul Deane, Nora Odendahl, Thomas Quinlan, Mary Fowles, Cyndi Welsh and Jennifer Bivens-Tatum.

Publications pertinent to the development of writing, creative and group creative processes include: Pretend Play, Emotional Processes, and Developing Narratives by Sandra W. Russ, Writing as a Collaborative Act by R. Keith Sawyer, In Search of the Writer’s Creative Process by Todd Lubart, Creativity: Understanding Innovation in Problem Solving, Science, Invention, and the Arts by Robert W. Weisberg, Revision in the Context of Different Drafting Strategies by David Galbraith and Mark Torrance and Metacognition in Creativity by Bonnie B. Armbruster.

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