Cognitive Process

While people were writing a lot during the Expressivist movement, people wanted to pin-point the thought process involved in writing to improve writing. During this time, people moved on from being concerned with the individual’s expression to the individual’s mind and thoughts.

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– Linda Flower and John R. Hayes’ “A Cognitive Process Theory of Writing”
– Andrea A. Lunsford’s “Cognitive Development and the Basic Writer”

If you’re interested in incorporating Cognitive Process in your classroom, below are some helpful resources to get you started:
– How to Write a Reflection
– Reflective Writing (UNSW)
– Promote Critical Thinking


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