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Writing Instruction In China: Challenges and Efforts

EasyChair Preprint no. 718

10 pagesDate: January 7, 2019


This qualitative study examined the current writing instruction in 1-12 level education with the data collected in three Chinese cities. The data from the Interviews of teachers and teacher-educators at different levels and from classroom observations at upper elementary to high schools in three metropolitan cities across China provide insights into 1-12 writing instruction in contemporary China. To further reveal the efforts taken by writing teacher under China’s high-stakes testing culture, this paper also presented a case study of an exemplary 10th grade writing teacher, who took tremendous efforts in nurturing true readers and writers in his classroom under the test-obsessive culture in China. 

Keyphrases: literacy education, teacher education, writing instruction

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  author = {Rongrong Dong and Danling Fu and Xiaodi Zhou and Buyi Wang},
  title = {Writing Instruction In China: Challenges and Efforts},
  howpublished = {EasyChair Preprint no. 718},

  year = {EasyChair, 2019}}
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