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The writing intensive experience in a poultry production course

Agricultural Communications Documentation Center (ACDC)
Firman, Jeffre D. (main author / Department of Animal Sciences, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO)
Journal article
Publication Date:
USA: National Association of College and Teachers of Agriculture, Urbana, IL
Agricultural Communications Documentation Center, Funk Library, University of Illinois Box: 90
Subject Term:
colleges, communication education, communication training, courses, education methods, higher education, Missouri, USA, poultry, teaching methods, writing skills
James F. Evans Collection, The writing intensive (WI) program at the University of Missouri is an unique attempt to increase written communication skills within the discipline of study of undergraduate students. A major problem of the WI experience is building of writing skills through revision of written assignments. Analytical and critical thinking skills are also a component of the WI course. The use of written assignments in a poultry production course is outlined. (original)