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The idea of a writing laboratory

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Lerner,Neal

Source:

Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, p.231 (2009)

Call Number:

Cubb PE1404 .L47 2009

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9215478

Keywords:

English language--Rhetoric--Study and teaching, Interdisciplinary approach in education, Report writing--Study and teaching, Technical writing--Study and teaching, Tutors and tutoring, Writing centers

Abstract:

Contents: The secret origins of writing centers -- Writing in the science laboratory: opportunities lost -- The writing of school science -- The two poles of writing lab history: Minnesota and Dartmouth -- Project English and the quest for federal funding -- Drawing to learn science: lessons of Agassiz -- The laboratory in theory: from mental discipline to situated learning -- The laboratory in practice: a study of a biological engineering class.

Publication Language:

eng