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Collaborating with Campus Writing Centers to Improve Student Writing in the Sciences

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Using imbedded writing tutors, faculty in English and science have transformed their approach to student writing in scientific applications, leading to increased proficiency in science writing and greater understanding of the ways writing helps organize scientific thinking. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the rationale of such a collaboration and tips on replicating the program at their own institutions.

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Apr 7th, 9:00 AM Apr 7th, 9:45 AM

Collaborating with Campus Writing Centers to Improve Student Writing in the Sciences

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Using imbedded writing tutors, faculty in English and science have transformed their approach to student writing in scientific applications, leading to increased proficiency in science writing and greater understanding of the ways writing helps organize scientific thinking. Attendees will leave with an understanding of the rationale of such a collaboration and tips on replicating the program at their own institutions.