Focusing primarily on reading and writing, this book presents summaries of state-of-the-art theory and research dealing with academic competence in school. The editors thoroughly utilize both information-processing and social-collaborative models as interventions. An enlightening final section discusses how this research could better prepare educators to teach reading and writing.
Examines the role of NP-movement vs. lexical rules in accounting for alternations in grammatical functions.
* Presents the role of the lexicon in syntactic theory
* Offers debates between major practioners in the field
* Includes the nature of argument and structure
* Examines the relation of argument nature to constituent structure and binding theory