Self-Regulated Strategy Development: Programmatic Research in Writing

  • Steve Graham
  • Karen R. Harris
Part of the Disorders of Human Learning, Behavior, and Communication book series (HUMAN LEARNING)


The program of intervention research described in this chapter represents a marriage of our separate interests and expertise to a common problem. Steve Graham’s primary preoccupation has involved writing development and instruction, especially in relation to students with learning disabilities (LD). Karen Harris, in contast, has focused her attention on the applicability of cognitive behavior modification and integrative cognitive theories to the academic, cognitive, and social problems exhibited by children with severe learning problems. As a result, a major portion of our scholarly efforts during the last ten years has focused on the application of cognitive strategy instruction to the teaching of writing to students with learning disabilities.


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  • Karen R. Harris

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