As part of the formative activities organized by academic committees MIPE and DIPE graduate programs, professor Charles Bazerman of the University of California, USA, will give the conference entitled:

What do sociocultural studies of writing tell us about learning to write?

This conference synthesizes and evaluates sociocultural studies of writing to understand their applicability to psychological studies. The presentation will be organized around themes of why and when people write, the consequences of writing, how writing gets done, how writing is learned, and how writing development can be supported by curriculum and instruction. The presentation will also consider issues about the intersection of the two approaches to understanding writing.

  • Date: Wednesday, March 16, 2016
  • Time: 12: 00h to 13: 30h
  • Place: Sala de Graus. Tamarita building. Ramon Llull University

The conference is addressed to masters students, professors and other researchers interested in the topic.

Charles Bazerman is Professor of Education at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he also served as Chair of the Program in Education. He is one of the world’s leading experts on writing and has contributed significantly to the establishment of writing as a research field.

From a socio-historical perspective, his research includes the analysis of genres, the history of scientific writing, intertextuality, cognitive development fostered by writing activity systems and relationships between writing and the development of disciplinary knowledge. He is the author and co-editor of over 40 books and numerous articles.

He is also the founding organizer of the International Society for the Advancement of Writing research (ISAWR), a unique association that foster research interdisciplinary research into the many dimensions of writing and learning of writing and gather researchers from all regions of the world and disciplines.


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