Contemporary Tools and Techniques for Studying Writing

  • Thierry Olive
  • C. Michael Levy

Part of the Studies in Writing book series (STUW, volume 10)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. C. Michael Levy, Thierry Olive
    Pages 1-8
  3. C. Michael Levy, Sarah Ransdell
    Pages 9-29
  4. Thierry Olive, Ronald T. Kellogg, Annie Piolat
    Pages 31-59
  5. Py Kollberg, Kerstin Severinson Eklundh
    Pages 89-104
  6. Peter W. Foltz, Thomas K. Landauer
    Pages 131-144
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 145-163

About this book

Introduction

111 With some pride I hereby introduce the 10 volume in the Studies of Writing book series. This volume aims to be a tool-book for writing research. In my opinion, the editors and authors of this volume succeeded in this endeavor. Four guiding questions are answered in all chapters on online-techniques. How to ... The key to such a book is providing insight in the decisions researchers make when developing 'tools and techniques'; such information is not found in jour­ nal articles and in the best case hidden in technical reports. This book provides read­ ers with detailed information about the ins and outs of various online techniques. When to ... Another contribution of this tool-book is to provide insight into when the 'tool' can be used, in other words, to relate the tool or technique to the theoretical claims about the writing process or cognitive processes underlying writing processes. Theory, methodology, tools and techniques, handling data and interpretation form a coherent unit. When not to ... There is no cow without a spot' (Dutch: er is geen koe zonder vlekje) is the literal translation of a Dutch expression. Techniques/tools have their limitations, and their problems: in applying them, and/or handling or interpreting the data they produce. In a book like this, researchers took the opportunity to provide readers with a look behind the curtains, in the process of research. Scientific, critical reflection is one of the strong features of this book.

Keywords

Journalist computer journalists memory production psychology research

Editors and affiliations

  • Thierry Olive
    • 1
  • C. Michael Levy
    • 2
  1. 1.CNRS & University of Paris VIIIFrance
  2. 2.University of FloridaUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-0468-8
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 2002
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0106-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-010-0468-8
  • Series Print ISSN 1572-6304
  • About this book