Building Science-Relevant Literacy With Technical Writing in High School Tutorial

  • T. R. Girill
  • Published 2006 in IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication


By drawing on the in-class work of an ongoing literacy outreach project, this paper explains how well-chosen technical writing activities can earn a place in high school science courses by enabling underperforming students (including English as a second language [ESL] students) to learn science more effectively. We adapted basic research-based text-design… (More)

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