ERIC Number: EJ445967
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
Writing Assignments--Pathways to Connections, Clarity, Creativity.
Brent, Rebecca; Felder, Richard M.
College Teaching, v41 n2 p43-47 Spr 1992
This article discusses college-level writing assignments designed to stimulate students to (1) explore initial student attitudes, (2) activate prior knowledge, (3) increase subject relevance, (4) clarify and organize course material, (5) connect new and previously known material, (6) improve critical thinking skills, and (7) develop and strengthen creativity. (MSE)
Descriptors: Assignments, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Course Content, Course Organization, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Prior Learning, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes, Transfer of Training, Writing Exercises, Writing Instruction
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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