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Title: A realist approach to writing: developing a theoretical model of written composition to inform a computer mediated learning application
Authors: Pratt, Deirdre Denise 
Keywords: Writing;Written composition
Issue Date: 2007
Abstract: 
An in-depth investigation into the nature of composing was carried out to provide the theoretical basis for a computer mediated learning application, an interactive writing tutor computer program which might be customised by users to fit different educational contexts. The investigation was carried out within a critical realist perspective, from which viewpoint composing can be seen to have an external reality in common with other social phenomena. The intended outcome was to arrive at a description of writing which more closely approximated the reality so as to design more effective learning interactions, in particular, the writing tutor program itself
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Submitted in fulfilment of requirements for Doctor Technology: Language Practice, Durban University of Technology, Durban, South Africa, 2007.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10321/332
DOI: https://doi.org/10.51415/10321/332
Appears in Collections:Theses and dissertations (Arts and Design)

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