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Volume 29, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0098-6291
  • E-ISSN: 1943-2356


Shows how an editing assignment emphasizing punctuation can help students in a first-year writing class discover new ideas and perspectives as part of the revision process. Considers a class that experimented with editing punctuation for a dual purpose--as a revision heuristic as well as for correctness. Reconsiders editing and revision assignments to take better advantage of editing’s generative powers.


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  • Article Type: Research Article
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