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Studies in Writing #7: Writing as a Learning Tool: Integrating Theory and Practice

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This book is an outstanding account of the current state of using writing in service of learning. It presents psychological and educational foundations of the writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education, ranging from elementary school to higher education. It also puts the question into the broader context of schooling and society, including writing and modern technology. Writing as a Learning Tool provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing. It pictures writing being more than a mere skill. Writing is an act for making meaning and advancing thinking. This book provides inspiration and insight for everybody who wants to go beyond their current understanding of writing.

Synopsis:

This book is an outstanding account of the current state of using writing in service of learning. It presents psychological and educational foundations of writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing. It is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers.

Table of Contents

Prologue; D.R. Olson. Writing as a Learning Tool: An Introduction; P. Tynjälä, et al. Writing to Learn: One Theory, Two Rationales; N. Nelson. Writing, Learning and the Development of Expertise in Higher Education; P. Tynjälä. On the Ecology of Classroom Instruction: The Case of Writing in High School English and Social Studies; M. Nystrand, et al. Writing to Learn, Writing to Transfer; P. Boscolo, L. Mason. Sequential Writing Tasks' Influence on Science Writing; B.M. Hand, et al. Note Taking and Essay Writing; V. Slotte, K. Lonka. Portfolio: Integrating Writing, Learning and Assessment; P. Linnakylä. New Technology, Writing and Learning; J. Hartley, P. Tynjälä. References. Name Index. Subject Index. List of Contributors.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780792369141
Author:
Tynjala, Paivi
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Springer
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Location:
Dordrecht Netherlands
Subject:
Education
Subject:
Teaching Methods & Materials - General
Subject:
Linguistics
Subject:
Literacy
Subject:
Sociolinguistics
Subject:
Linguistics - General
Subject:
Learning
Subject:
Instruction
Subject:
Education-General
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Applied linguistics
Subject:
Education-Classroom Resources
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Learning & Instruction
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 2001
Series:
Studies in writing ;
Series Volume:
no. A-133v. 7
Publication Date:
20010430
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
226
Dimensions:
235 x 155 mm 720 gr

Related Subjects

Education » Classroom Resources
Education » Teaching » Reading and Writing
History and Social Science » Linguistics » General
Reference » Writing » General
Science and Mathematics » Chemistry » Biochemistry

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"Synopsis" by , This book is an outstanding account of the current state of using writing in service of learning. It presents psychological and educational foundations of writing across the curriculum movement and describes writing-to-learn practices implemented at different levels of education. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing. It is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers.
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