Charles MacArthur

Charles A. MacArthur is Professor of Special Education and Literacy in the School of Education at the University of Delaware. His major research interests include writing development and instruction for students with struggling writers, development of self-regulated strategies, adult literacy, and applications of technology to support reading and writing. He has directed or co-directed ten federally funded research projects on writing or reading instruction. Currently he is principal investigator of a research project evaluating a curriculum for college developmental writing courses based on self-regulated strategy instruction. He is co-editor of the Journal of Writing Research, and hasco-edited or written several books, including the Handbook of Writing Research, Best Practices in Writing Instruction, Adult Education Literacy Instruction: A Review of the Research, and Developing Strategic Writers through Genre Instruction.

  1. Growth Mindset

    Growth Mindset refers to a personality construct theorized by Carol S. Dweck. People with a Growth Mindset assume traits such as intelligence and talent are a product of hard work, grit, determination. Have you ever heard anyone say or have you thought yourself, “I’m just not good at math,” or “I’m just not any good at writing?” Statements like these...

    Published on Nov 20th 2019