International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Process Approach in Writing: Issues and Implications for Teaching in Pakistan
Ghulam Haider

The article discusses the problems involved in teaching of writing in Pakistan and offers suggestions for improving writing instruction. Trend of writing in Pakistan is based on product-oriented approach to writing. Lack of research in this area has pushed it at the secondary place. Teaching to reading is a much focused area not only in schools but also in teacher training workshops. There is no any systematic program of evaluating the written product .Rather non standardized scoring guides are used to evaluate the written pieces of the students. That is why error is considered a mistake inspite of a way to learning. The article also discusses different types of writing evaluation that are also mal practised.

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