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.
- 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
Assistant Professor, Chemistry, University of Michigan