v     Benefit from bouncing ideas off others

v     Seldom write from outlines

v     Are impulsive, impatient writers

v     Need to see immediate results


v     Prefer detailed, explicit instructions

v     Like step-by-step instructions

v     Have difficulty deciding what to include

v     Focus on mechanics and neglect content


v     Prefer analysis and see unclear assignments as meaningless

v     Organize ideas well

v     Are more concerned with clear content than an interesting topic

v     Tend to write a dry list of facts


v     Tend to limit a topic and get the first draft done quickly

v     Later drafts expand their ideas

v     Begin writing before completing research

v     An additional paper assignment not on the syllabus upsets them