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Item Description Weber, Diana Dahlin en_US Wroge, Diane en_US Yoder, Joan Bomberger en_US 2008-06-17T01:39:16Z 2008-06-17T01:39:16Z 2007-06-27 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Weber, Diana Dahlin, Diane Wroge, and Joan Bomberger Yoder. 2007. Writers’ workshops: A strategy for developing indigenous writers. Language Documentation & Conservation 1(1):77–93. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 1934-5275 en_US
dc.description.abstract This paper discusses how writers’ workshops can be used to develop writers from indigenous language groups. It considers how such workshops fit into the greater context of a community literacy program, and describes both the practical and instructional components of workshop design. Of particular importance is the principle of teaching writing as a process. Examples from Papua New Guinea demonstrate the role writers’ workshops play in developing indigenous orthographies and materials that contribute to culturally relevant educational curricula. Finally, the merits and weaknesses of such training are discussed, and questions for further research are raised. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship National Foreign Language Resource Center en_US
dc.language.iso en-US en_US
dc.publisher University of Hawai'i Press en_US
dc.subject writers' workshop en_US
dc.subject literacy en_US
dc.subject orthography en_US
dc.subject Papua New Guinea en_US
dc.title Writers’ Workshops: A Strategy for Developing Indigenous Writers en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.type.dcmi Text en_US

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