ERIC Number: EJ613655
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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The Effect of Talk and Writing on Learning Science: An Exploratory Study.
Rivard, Leonard P.; Straw, Stanley B.
Science Education, v84 n5 p566-93 Sep 2000
Investigates the role of talk, writing, and talk and writing on the learning and retention of simple and integrated knowledge, and describes the mechanisms by which talk and writing mediate these processes. Suggests that talk is important for sharing, clarifying, and distributing knowledge among peers, and writing is an important tool for transforming rudimentary ideas into knowledge. (Contains 116 references.) (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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