Teaching Writing in the Content Areas: College Level

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National Education Association of the United States, 1986 - Education - 128 pages
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College instructors concerned about student writing quality are provided with information on writing in the content areas and writing across the curriculum. Following an overview of writing in the content area, the chapters focus on writing and learning--"workaday" writing (personalizing knowledge through writing, forms of workaday writing, other workaday forms, and workaday writing and inquiry learning); writing projects in the disciplines (assignment making and the writing process from assignment to writing); evaluating writing (evaluation in process, grading content writing, the issue of correctness, and a note on evaluation through writing); examples of content writing projects (the QUEST program, teaching science writing, thinking before writing in public relations, social action portfolio, landscape history, simulations and case studies, science dialogues, consumer reports, and interdisciplinary humanities); Writing across the Curriculum programs (Michigan Technological University, University of North Carolina at Wilmington, State University College of New York at Fredonia, The University of Michigan, and Montana State University); and faculty workshops (writing and teaching). Contains 106 reference. (SM)

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Contents

PREFACE
7
WRITING AND LEARNINGWORKADAY WRITING
18
WRITING PROJECTS IN THE DISCIPLINES
29
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