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2017 Undergraduate Research Conference

Today I had the fortune of moderating a session at the 2017 Dennis Dean Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Conference. This conference showcases the creative and scholarly accomplishments of Virginia Tech’s undergraduate students. During my session, the following students (from five different programs) each provided excellent presentations of their research: Carolyn Carrithers (Biological Systems Engineering), The […]

Leslie & I On BlogTalk Radio

Summary: We discuss teaching writing, teaching science, and how to create classrooms in which students use writing to learn and think scientifically with Kim Jaxon and Leslie Atkins Elliott, authors of the new book Composing Science. Kim and Leslie talk about concrete approaches for engaging students in practices that mirror the work that writing plays…