On becoming a thoughtful reader: Learning to read like a writer. Pearson, P. D. & Tierney, R. J. (1984)

Published Categorized as Symposium Papers, The Nature of Comprehension, The Stuff of Comprehension (Revisiting Reader Text & Context), Webfestschrift

Rob and I wrote this essay for an NSSE volume on secondary literacy edited by Olive Niles and Alan Purves. We used it as an opportunity to take the “constructivist notion of reading comprehension to the nth degree by positing that every act of comprehension is an act of composing.


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