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2D5331 Computer support for the writing process, 5 credits, Fall 1999


Exercises and assignments Literature Participants Resources


Preliminary schedule

Time and place (if nothing else is indicated): 10-12, room 1625, Lindstedtsvägen 3, 6th floor.

29/9, 6/10 Introduction: what is writing?
Exercise 1: Self-reflection on writing habits

Literature: Axelrod & Cooper, Introduction

13/10 A cognitive model of writing. Think-aloud methodology.
Overhead pictures (PDF)

Literature: Hayes & Flower, Flower & Hayes

20/10 Collaborative writing: A cognitive and social activity (T. Cerratto).

Literature: Louth, Sharples

27/10 The impact of word processor use on writing processes. Keystroke methods.
Exercise 2 (PDF): Logging and retrospective interview.
Overhead pictures Part 1 (PDF) Part 2 (PDF)

Literature: Haas (1989a,b), Lutz (1987), van Waes (1992), Severinson Eklundh & Kollberg (1995).

3/11 Discussion of individual assignments.

10/11 Alternative writing models. A cognitive-based writing environment. Planning tools.
Exercise 3 (PDF): Evaluation of a planning tool
Overhead pictures Part 1 (PDF) Part 2 (PDF) Part 3 (PDF)

Literature: Severinson Eklundh (1992), Smith & Lansman (1989), Lansman, Smith & Weber (1993), Kellogg (1989).

17/11 Computer-support for reviewing and revising.
Exercise 4

Literature: Hayes, Flower, Schriver, Stratman & Carey (1987), (*) Faigley & Witte (1981), Domeij (1997).

24/11 Social contexts for writing processes. The WWW as a platform for writing collaboration.

Literature: Sharples (1999), chapters 10-11

1/12 Summary and discussion.

8/12 Presentation of individual assignments

15/12 Presentation of individual assignments
Note: two seminars: 10-12 and 13-15.

 

 



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Kerstin Severinson-Eklundh <kse@nada.kth.se>18 October 1999