Writing in indian schools: the product priority

Rai, Malvika (2015) Writing in indian schools: the product priority. Language and Language Teaching, 4 (1). pp. 32-36. ISSN 2277-307X

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Abstract

This paper attempts to give an insight into what constitutes as writing in Indian schools, and the underlying assumptions about writing and its teaching. I will begin with a brief outline of writing tasks assigned in the majority of our schools. Next, I will describe and critique the guiding framework for assumptions about writing and its teaching in our schools—the Product approach. Finally, I will present a research-based alternative perspective on writing, and its implications for the teaching of writing.

Item Type: Articles in APF Magazines
Authors: Rai, Malvika
Document Language:
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English
Uncontrolled Keywords: writing, assumptions, implications, activities
Subjects: Language
Divisions: Azim Premji University > University Publications > Language and Language Teaching
Full Text Status: Public
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URI: http://publications.azimpremjifoundation.org/id/eprint/864
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