Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research: Generating an Actionable Coherence
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This edited collection builds on the three themes that emerged from the 2018 inaugural lifespan writing conference—identity, society, and theory—to further the study of writing through the lifespan. The contributors to this collection provide a framework within which the reader can develop a dynamic, interdisciplinary, multifaceted understanding of the limits and possibilities of studying lifespan writing. Recognizing that such research requires methodological rigor and flexibility as well as theoretical precision and adaptability, Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research draws on a range of methodological and theoretical approaches, from autoethnography to longitudinal structural equation modeling. This methodological and theoretical flexibility reflects the challenges inherent in studying lifespan writing—in particular, the need to develop an integrated framework that enables the “translation” of research findings for use by other lifespan writing researchers. Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research begins that process.
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Dippre, Ryan J. Ed.; Phillips, Talinn Ed.; and Poch, Apryl L., "Approaches to Lifespan Writing Research: Generating an Actionable Coherence" (2020). Special Education and Communication Disorders Faculty Books and Monographs. 1.
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