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Professional Development Presentation Charles Trimble Grand Canyon University
Introduction Writing Across the Curriculum Enhancing Learning in Your Content Writing Strategies Writing Expressions Professional Development 2
Writing Across the Curriculum Started in the 1970’s Used to boost critical thinking skills Can be used in different subjects 3
Writing Across the Curriculum Writing aids retention Writing increases the depth of knowledge on a subject Writing develops critical thinking skills. Writing promotes independent thinking. 4
Enhancing Learning in Your Content Summary on the Next Lesson Paragraph essay at the beginning of the assignment Compare it to paragraph essay at the end of the assignment. Quick Writes Helps with critical thinking Ask open-ended questions Set a timer Do not focus on grammar or spelling 5
Writing Strategies Clustering Similar to webbing, mind-mapping, bubbling, diagramming Capture ideas on a board or paper Great with putting work into perspective 6
Writing Strategies Outlining Not a favorite among students More organized Makes writing easier 7

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