Using film to introduce and develop academic writing skills among UK undergraduate students

@inproceedings{Baratta2009UsingFT,
  title={Using film to introduce and develop academic writing skills among UK undergraduate students},
  author={Alex Baratta and Steven Jones},
  year={2009}
}
This paper discusses the ways in which film can be used as a pedagogic means to introduce academic writing skills, based on the premise that, since viewing film is already a common literacy practice for many students, its use can help to facilitate learning inside the writing classroom. Specifically, the paper reports on an intensive six-week pilot programme of instruction at The University of Manchester, United Kingdom, which sought to use film as analogous to academic writing in terms of… CONTINUE READING

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