Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Studying Writing

Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Studying Writing

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This book brings together methods designed by psychologists, linguists, and practitioners who aim to study writing both within the laboratory and the workplace. Its primary focus is upon the computer-based techniques and methods available today that enable and foster new systematic investigations of writing theories and processes. It is of interest to writing professionals, teachers of writing, as well as those, like journalists, whose careers depend on managing multiple constraints and audiences for their work.In a second set of tests, LSA was trained on a popular introductory psychology textbook and tested with the same ... Passage meaning similarity: Essay tests In these tests, students wrote 50a€“500 word essays to answer a posed question.

Title:Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Studying Writing
Author:T. Olive, C.M. Levy
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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