The style files: teach explicit skills with feedback

Roberts, Tony (2008) The style files: teach explicit skills with feedback. Gazette of the Australian Mathematical Society, 35 (3). pp. 156-157. ISSN 0311-0729


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I write having just come back from the gym: my biceps are tired from hammer curls, my lats from pull downs, my hamstrings from Smith machine lunges. In building strong bodies we know to exercise individual muscles. Sound programs of weight training build broad strength that then power us to play sport and live life. Why then do so many of us fail our students by simplistic ‘teaching’ of writing skills?

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Sciences - Department of Maths and Computing
Date Deposited: 22 Jul 2008 04:54
Last Modified: 02 Jul 2013 23:04
Uncontrolled Keywords: technical writing, scientific writing, writing style, feedback
Fields of Research : 19 Studies in Creative Arts and Writing > 1903 Journalism and Professional Writing > 190303 Technical Writing
01 Mathematical Sciences > 0199 Other Mathematical Sciences > 019999 Mathematical Sciences not elsewhere classified

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