Language, Literacy, and Learning in STEM Education: Research by Mary Jane Curry

By Mary Jane Curry

Language, Literacy, and studying in STEM Education brings jointly various utilized linguistic researchers and initiatives that handle the interface between language stories, technological know-how, engineering, and schooling. The publication is premised at the idea that technology is of imperative significance within the twenty-first century and that linguistic wisdom can give a contribution to the outline, knowing, schooling, and perform of technological know-how, expertise, engineering, and arithmetic. The publication introduces quite a few linguistic methodologies and discusses ways that those were used to advertise STEM schooling. It bargains a primary selection of such experiences and a wide-ranging advent to ways that utilized linguistics can function a source for questions, tasks, and concerns positioned in the fields of STEM. The e-book might be of curiosity to utilized linguists operating in STEM, in addition to STEM pros operating in schooling and administrative or investment our bodies drawn to assisting and adorning academic practices within the sciences.

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Prove); results offer evidence (vs. g. Basturkmen 2012; Bruce 2009; Peacock 2002; Samraj 2002; Swales 1990, 2004; Williams 1999) and the few that focus on full-length exemplars in STEM (Kanoksilapatham 2005, 2007; Lin & Evans 2012; Nwogu 1997; Posteguillo 1999). For the Write Like a Chemist project, move-analysis findings were converted into “move structures akin to flow charts” to showcase the conventional organization (and corresponding functions) of our target genres and their typical sections (Stoller & Robinson 2013).

2. Frequencies of the use of passive voice in sections of chemistry journal articles (expressed as the number per 500 words), determined through a computer-based analysis of 60 articles. From Robinson et al. (2008, p. 99) Early in the project, a project-specific corpus of chemistry journal articles was developed for analyses. It comprised 200 full-length refereed chemistry journal articles (for a total of 991,606 words) and 240 sections of refereed chemistry journal articles, including 60 Abstracts, Introductions, Methods, and Results and Discussions sections (for a total of 297,407 words).

Teaching academic writing: An introduction for teachers of second language writers. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press. Peacock, M. (2002). Communicative moves in the discussion section of research articles. S­ ystem, 30, 479–497. Plakans, L. (2009). The role of reading strategies in integrated L2 writing tasks. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 8, 252–266. Chapter 2. An interdisciplinary chemistry–applied linguistics project  Posteguillo, S. (1999). The schematic structure of computer science research articles.

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