Date of Award
Graduate Field Experience
Master Of Arts In Urban Education
Colleges & School
College Of Education And Leadership
Library of Congress Subject Heading
Students with disabilities; Students--Attitudes; Writing--Ability testing; Writing--Study and teaching
This study investigated the use of a writer's workshop writing intervention on increasing a student's ability to write complex sentences and his attitude towards writing. The participant is this study was a 13 year-old with a health impairment disability. The intervention included instruction in planning, free writing, editing and transitions while utilizing a high-interest writing topic. The author used archival, pre-and post-test data, and sentence counts to measure progress; as well as surveys to assess the student's attitude towards writing. Results showed small gains in complex writing and relative strong gains in the participant's attitude towards writing.
Peters, Darwin G., "Raising writing achievement: a writer's workshop approach" (2011). Master's Theses, Capstones, and Projects. 404.