Writing as a Learning Tool

Writing as a Learning Tool

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This book is an outstanding account of the current state of using writing in service of learning. It presents psychological and educational foundations of writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing. It is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers.How note taking can serve more effectively writing as a learning tool? The results demonstrated that writing summary notes has an effect on both learning the content knowledge and on the linguistic features of the resulting essays. Yet, severalanbsp;...

Title:Writing as a Learning Tool
Author:Paivi Tynjälä, Lucia Mason, K. Lonka
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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