The Constructivist Metaphor: Reading, Writing and the Making of Meaning / Edition 1

The Constructivist Metaphor: Reading, Writing and the Making of Meaning / Edition 1

by Nancy Nelson Spivey, Nancy Nelson-Spivey
     
 

ISBN-10: 0126579857

ISBN-13: 9780126579857

Pub. Date: 11/05/1996

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Presents a reconsideration of constructivist theory through an applied examination of the ways in which people create meaning for texts. This book focusses on reading and writing processes as they were variously perceived throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It describes constructivist concepts in terms of their similarities and differences.

Overview

Presents a reconsideration of constructivist theory through an applied examination of the ways in which people create meaning for texts. This book focusses on reading and writing processes as they were variously perceived throughout the 1970s and 1980s. It describes constructivist concepts in terms of their similarities and differences.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780126579857
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
11/05/1996
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
316
Product dimensions:
0.88(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

he Metaphor of Constructivism
Remembering Bartlett
Understanding as Construction
Other Metaphors: Structuralism, Poststructuralism, and Deconstruction
Composing as Construction
Discourse Synthesis: Four Studies
Textual Transformations in Written Discourse
Authoring Identity
Constructive Criticism
References
Name Index
Subject Index

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