ERIC Number: EJ582333
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Ideas in Practice: The Synthesis Journal.
Burrell, Karen Irene; McAlexander, Patricia J.
Journal of Developmental Education, v22 n1 p20-30 Fall 1998
Describes the use of a multi-part journal format, known as the synthesis journal, in academic assistance composition classes. The journal promotes students' abilities to synthesize ideas from four major sources--text, lecture, class discussion, and personal experience--and encourages higher-order thinking skills without shifting attention from the subject area content. Contains five figures and 22 references. (EMH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A