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Title: Writing as a Learning Tool: Integrating Theory and Practice
Edited By: Kirsti Lonka
Paivi Tynjala
Lucia Mason
Series Title: Studies in Writing Volume: 7
Description:

Thie book 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 is useful for educators, curriculum developers, psychologists, cognitive scientists, writing researchers, and teachers at all levels and all disciplines. It provides concrete applications and ideas about how to enhance student learning by means of writing.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Kluwer
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0792368770
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226
Prices: EUR 68.00 / USD 74.00 / GBP 46

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0792369149
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 226
Prices: EUR 40.00 / USD 43.00 / GBP 27