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Reference advisor to Writing around the Curriculum strains the Writing around the Curriculum move from its origins in British secondary schooling via its flourishing in American better schooling and extension to American basic and secondary schooling. The authors persist with their old evaluate of the literature by way of a evaluate of study into basic, secondary, and better schooling WAC educating and studying. next chapters study the family of WAC to Writing to benefit thought, examine, and pedagogy, in addition to its interactions with the Rhetoric of technology and Writing within the Disciplines hobbies. present problems with conception and perform are by way of a presentation of top practices in application layout, overview, and school room practices. an intensive bibliography and proposals for additional studying around out this entire consultant to Writing around the Curriculum.

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The final approach, the rhetoric of inquiry (see Chapter 6), grows out of various disciplines’ reflections on their own practices and the recognition that forms of writing in a discipline are closely tied to practices of investigation and thought. These approaches are not necessarily opposed and often worked in tandem. But they do show distinct lines of development. Writing Across the Curriculum has been primarily a programmatic and pedagogical movement, aimed at changing practices in the class37 38 Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum room, increasing the amount of and attention to writing in all classes, improving the assignments, and changing the awareness of teachers in all fields to the role of writing in learning.

40 Reference Guide to Writing Across the Curriculum The students engaged in four major Document-Based Question writing tasks. The authors analyzed both the tasks and the texts produced by the five students to assess their progress in mastering not only the content but also the rhetorical strategies of the discipline Young and Leinhardt argue that academic literacy requires both knowledge in the specific domain and understanding of the rhetorical practices of that domain. The primary purpose of this study was to “explore what was involved in writing from primary documents and in learning to do so, rather than to examine empirically the question of whether students learned more history by writing from documents” (Young & Leinhardt, 1998, p.

Similarly, Teaching Writing in the Content Areas: Senior High School by Tchudi and Yates (1983) provides specific model units for high school classrooms. Part II. Approaches to Theory And Research 35 ge Pa lly io na te nt In an k Bl 4 Research on WAC Teaching and Learning The programmatic and pedagogical developments in Writing Across the Curriculum are closely associated with three different approaches to theory and research. The first (examined in this chapter) looks closely at classroom practices and student learning to write within disciplines.

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