Teaching Good Writing, Why Bother?

UNCP Author/Contributor (non-UNCP co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Dr. Roland P. Stout, Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: In this article, the author discusses why there is a need for science teachers to teach writing to the students when the English teachers can do it better. He asserts that teaching the students to write well provides them a powerful thinking and learning tool. Another reason is to train the students to become more efficient spokespersons for science. The opinion of Antonine Lavoisier, who states, "It is impossible to dissociate language from science or science from language.... To call forth a concept a word is needed" is also cited.

Additional Information

Journal Of College Science Teaching 40.6 (July-Aug. 2011)
Language: English
Date: 2011
Science Teachers, English Teachers, Teaching, Learning, Composition, Writing across the Curriculum, Penmanship

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