Of interest to science educators, graduate students, and classroom teachers, this book attempts to answer the question, Does writing improve science learning?. Combining both theory and practice, it also provides evidence for some of the mechanisms through which learning occurs.Writing activities that required the reformulation of content required much more thinking than review activities. ... While Langer and Applebee did not attempt to explain how writing was able to promote learning from a cognitive modelanbsp;...
|Title||:||Writing and Learning in the Science Classroom|
|Author||:||Carolyn S. Wallace, Brian B. Hand, Vaughan Prain|
|Publisher||:||Springer Science & Business Media - 2004-05-19|