Title: Progression analysis (PA) : investigating writing strategies at the workplace
Authors : Perrin, Daniel
Published in : Journal of Pragmatics
Volume(Issue) : 35
Issue : 6
Pages : 907
Pages to: 921
Publisher / Ed. Institution : Elsevier
Publisher / Ed. Institution: Amsterdam
Issue Date: 2003
License (according to publishing contract) : Licence according to publishing contract
Type of review: Peer review (Publication)
Language : English
Subjects : Ethnomethodology; Writing research; Pragmatics; Media linguistics
Subject (DDC) : 401.4: Lexicology and terminology
808: Rhetoric and writing
Abstract: Progression analysis (PA) is a computer-based, multilevel method for research on writing in the workplace. PA focuses on the situational context of the writing process (macro level), the movement of writing throughout the growing text (meso level), and the writer's consciously applied revising strategies (micro level). In this article, the innovative procedures of PA are presented on the basis of a pedagogically motivated case study from a national research project. Interconnections of the writing situation, movements, and strategies with the text product are made clear. The comparison with 17 other case studies reveals a regularity: experienced writers align their writing strategies more closely to text function and process control than inexperienced writers do.
Departement: Angewandte Linguistik
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Media Studies (IAM)
Publication type: Article in scientific Journal
DOI : 10.1016/S0378-2166(02)00125-X
ISSN: 0378-2166
URI: https://digitalcollection.zhaw.ch/handle/11475/5034
Appears in Collections:Publikationen Angewandte Linguistik

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