ERIC Number: EJ584677
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Revitalizing Instruction in Scientific Genres: Connecting Knowledge Production with Writing to Learn in Science.
Keys, Carolyn W.
Science Education, v83 n2 p115-30 Mar 1999
Explores the history and theoretical paradigms associated with writing to learn in science. Asserts that the unique features of writing in traditional scientific genres such as experiment, explanation, and report promote reflection and the production of new knowledge, especially through the formation of meaningful inferences for data. Recasts the description of scientific genres for contemporary classroom practices. Contains 50 references. (Author/WRM)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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