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Genre Exploration: Alternatives To Expository Writing In Seventh Grade Life Science, Christen Haigh Jun 2006

Genre Exploration: Alternatives To Expository Writing In Seventh Grade Life Science, Christen Haigh

Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of this thesis is to explore the use of genre writing as an alternative to commonly used expository writing in the seventh grade life science classroom. My research includes student surveys and educator interviews. I surveyed 44 seventh grade science students using a Likert scale. The participating students include 1 eleven-year-old boy, 10 twelve-year-old boys, 10 thirteen-year-old boys, 1 fourteen-year-old boy, 11 twelve-year-old girls, and 11 thirteen-year-old girls. I interviewed 3 middle school science teachers who teach at public schools in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. I interviewed 4 composition professors and 2 college biology professors from Rowan University ...


Occasional Papers: On Writing, Janice Rowan Poley Oct 1990

Occasional Papers: On Writing, Janice Rowan Poley

Hollybush Series

Volume 1 of The Hollybush Series contains ten essays on writing by Glassboro State College faculty. The volume is edited by Janice Rowan Poley and the authors of the essays are: Diane Hamilton, Martin Itzkowitz, Mark Hutter, Margaret Tannenbaum, David Applebaum, Terence McGuire, Denis Mercier, Jo Cohen, Linda Packman, and Lynn Nelson.