Processes

  • Replace doubt with believing, a fixed mindset with a growth mindset, by learning about how successful writers manage difficult writing tasks. For instance, early in the writing process, understand how a rhetor adjusts point of view and rhetorical stance in response to the rhetorical situation; how the rhetor should trust that fluency proceeds correctness–that writing is a generative act, a way of thinking.

Sub-Sections in Processes:

  1. Editing
  2. Invention & Revision
  3. Process Pedagogy

Processes refers to the strategies or activities rhetors (writers and speakers) engage in when communicating, including


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Processes are the things people do in order to solve problems, such as

Rhetors (writers and speakers) engage in Cognitive, Intrapersonal, Interpersonal processes to solve problems in the world.

Rhetors practice a number of dispositions: self-regulation, a growth mindset, and critical feedback.

Process is a popular topic for researchers. There are multiple models of composing:

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