Writing-based Strategies for Learning

Writing-based Strategies for Learning

On Tuesday, April 28, 2020, this session explored applications of writing-to-learn pedagogy used in a variety of STEM classrooms.

Dr. Ginger Shultz led a discussion of strategies that make writing feasible, even in large introductory courses. Writing engages students in solidifying tacit and unformed ideas, connecting them, and translating them for particular audiences.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss conceptions of writing and our role as instructors
  • Gain an understanding of the ways writing supports learning science
  • Discuss tools and strategies for making writing-to-learn strategies feasible

Guest Speaker

Ginger Shultz

Dr. Ginger Shultz

Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Michigan