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Miholic, Vincent, Comp. – Online Submission, 2004
This volume presents a compilation of approaches, theory, processes, and experiences for teachers of writing and, by extension, student writers at all levels. The following mixture of theory and consistent applications amply answer this criticism and provide a generous blend of cognitive, metacognitive and affective realms of creativity as well as…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Writing Strategies
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Miholic, Vincent; Moss, Michelle – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 2001
Addresses problems related to consistency of goals and objectives in student portfolio applications. Poses questions to test if the portfolio process is working correctly and authentically, particularly in weighing the use of portfolios as a formative rather than summative tool. (SG)
Descriptors: Basic Writing, Developmental Studies Programs, Higher Education, Portfolio Assessment
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Miholic, Vincent – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1998
Draws on the complementary processes of writing and photography. Suggests a theory and method of instruction employing visual and metacognitive strategies to aid students in discovering unseen details and meaning when writing descriptive prose. (RS)
Descriptors: Higher Education, Metacognition, Photography, Writing (Composition)
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Miholic, Vincent – Journal of College Reading and Learning, 1998
Contends that the process of photography can contribute to a better understanding of thinking. Finds that, because the camera's lens often reveals nuances and detail commonly overlooked, it can promote critical thinking, particularly constructing, identifying, and assessing the dimensions of an issue; appreciating point-of-view; and weighing…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Higher Education, Perspective Taking, Photography
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Miholic, Vincent – Journal of Reading, 1994
Presents an inventory intended to make junior high through college students think about what they do while reading and help them become aware of metacognitive strategies. Suggests that the inventory may provide teachers with at least some basic ideas of what their students know with respect to achieving higher levels of comprehension. (RS)
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Higher Education, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension
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Miholic, Vincent – Journal of Reading, 1990
Describes a brainstorming/conceptualization activity suitable for adult, secondary, and college levels which serves as a preliminary exercise to test students' prior knowledge and to activate a schema for deeper immersion into a text. Describes how students use the activities to construct a sentence which defines the purpose of their textbook. (RS)
Descriptors: Content Area Reading, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Prior Learning