Making communication matter

Integrating instruction, projects and assignments to teach writing and design

William T. Riddell, Jennifer Courtney, Eric Constans, Kevin Dahm, Roberta Harvey, Paris R. Vonlockette

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Abstract

An integrated technical writing and design course has been developed at Rowan University. This course was developed using aspects of project-based learning and recent discussions about design education, as well as pedagogical approaches from the write-to-learn and the writing in the disciplines (WID) movements. The result is a course where the writing and design instruction are highly integrated, resulting in improvements in both technical writing and engineering design.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-31
Number of pages31
JournalAdvances in Engineering Education
Volume2
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1 2010

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  • Education
  • Engineering(all)

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Riddell, William T. ; Courtney, Jennifer ; Constans, Eric ; Dahm, Kevin ; Harvey, Roberta ; Vonlockette, Paris R. / Making communication matter : Integrating instruction, projects and assignments to teach writing and design. In: Advances in Engineering Education. 2010 ; Vol. 2, No. 2. pp. 1-31.
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