ERIC Number: EJ626646
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Writing To Learn: Using Journals across the Curriculum.
Ferrario, Larry S.
Journal on Excellence in College Teaching, v10 n3 p23-31 1999
Advocates the practice of students writing journals in all of their courses. Drawing on observations of scholars like Vygotsky and Berthoff, this article discusses how the writing-to-learn movement links writing to critical thinking; spontaneous, exploratory writing enables students to create "webs of meaning" through which they can better understand course concepts. Cites how journals have been used successfully in engineering and political science courses. (EV)
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