Scientific Writing PD



Examine the technical writing and its key principles in a science class. Investigate and discuss instructional strategies such as modeling, scaffolding, and the use of templates. Review the JTHS writing guidelines/standards for each science course. Lesson topics will include: structure and format the strategy of style, making editing and revision a thinking process, use of research proposals, effective peer review, providing valuable instructor feedback, student use of instructor feedback, effective presentations, and evaluating and assessing student work.

Questions: Terry Houchens or Jen Baxter

Course Details

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This professional development will be in a blended format, that is some of the course will be on-line and some will be face-to-face meetings. One JIU credit and 16 professional development hours for completion of course.

Face-to-face dates:

West Campus: November 11 & 25, 2014, Januray 13 & 27, 2015 and February 10, 2015. Room TBA

Central Campus: November 12 & 26, 2014, Januray 14 & 28, 2015 and February 11, 2015. Room TBA