Using the structure of the abstract to clarify and organize students' thinking

  • Thalia Rubio
  • Published 2014 in
    2014 IEEE International Professional…

Abstract

Students in STEM fields, with mountains of details to report, are often overwhelmed by the mass of data and are frequently unable to synthesize, or even begin to write, a coherent narrative. The structure of the journal abstract is a powerful and underutilized tool that instructors can use to help overwhelmed students express their core ideas. This… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/IPCC.2014.7020358

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