Writing & Pedagogy, Vol 10, No 3 (2018)

Lives of writing

Charles Bazerman
Issued Date: 25 Feb 2019


Studying development of writing across the lifespan contains many challenges, but research is now emerging, starting to fill in a dynamic picture of trajectories of development.  The study is necessarily complex, multidisciplinary, and collaborative. This special issue contributes to this emerging research focus.

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DOI: 10.1558/wap.37066


Bazerman, C. (2013). Comprendiendo de un viaje que dura toda la vida: la evolución de la escritura. Understanding the lifelong journey of writing development. Revista Infancia y Aprendizaje/Journal for the Study of Education and Development 36 (4), 421–441.

Bazerman, C. (forthcoming). The puzzle of conducting research on lifespan development of writing. In C. Donahue (Ed.). Writing Research Methods and Methodologies: 50 Years from the Dartmouth Seminar.

Bazerman, C., Applebee, A., Berninger, V., Brandt, D. Graham, S., Jeffery, J. V., Matsuda, P. K., Murphy, S., Rowe, D., Schleppegrell, M. and Wilcox, K. (2018). Lifespan Development of Writing Abilities. Urbana, IL: NCTE Press.

Roozen, K. and Erickson, J. (2017). Expanding Literate Landscapes: Persons, Practices, and Sociohistoric Perspectives of Disciplinary Development Computers and Composition Digital P/Utah State UP. http://ccdigitalpress.org/expanding


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