Academic writing retreats for graduate students: a qualitative case study
Writing retreats have proven to be a productive experience for faculty, if they are well-organized, focused on bulk writing and assist in reaching an individual's goals and connection to his or her writing. If writing retreats have shown productive for faculty, arguably there may be even greater opportunity for success considering students are seeking writing interventions to support completing their thesis or dissertation and graduating. This study examined the experiences of graduate students who participated in a writing retreat, if it was beneficial for them and understanding the aspects ...
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Writing matters: increasing undergraduate cell biology literacy through writing-to-learn activities - dataset Author(s):Balgopal, Meena M.; Casper, Anne Marie A.; Laybourn, Paul J.; Birsch, Ellen; Wallace, Alison M.; Dahlberg, Steven
Date:2015-2016Biology educators need instructional strategies to improve student learning and achievement, especially in foundational courses when students are presented with vast amounts of content knowledge. Writing-to-learn (WTL) ...