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Physics Writing Resources

Bazerman, Charles (1985). Physicists reading physics: Schema-laden purposes and purpose-laden schema. Written Communication 2 (1): 3-24.

Boyce, Peter B. and Heather Dalterio (1996). Electronic publishing of scientific journals. Physics Today 49 (1): 42-47.

Day, L. H. From mere formulas to the bigger picture: Helping students in introductory physics see interconnectedness. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 357356).

Fahnstock, Jeanne (1986). Accommodating science: The rhetorical life of scientific facts. Written Communication 3.3: 275-296.

Geisler, Cheryl (1994).Academic literacy and the nature of expertise: Reading, writing, and knowing in academic philosophy. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Grumbacher, J. (1987). How writing helps physics students become better problem solvers. In T. Fulwiler (Ed.), The journal book (pp. 323- 329). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Jensen, V. (1987). Writing in college physics. In T. Fulwiler (Ed.), The journal book (pp. 330- 336). Portsmouth, NH: Heinemann.

Jewett, J. W., Jr. (1991). Learning introductory physics through required writing assignments. Journal of College Science Teaching, 21, 20- 25.

Kirkpatrick, L. D., & Pittendrigh, A. S. (1984). A writing teacher in the physics classroom. Physics Teacher, 22, 159- 164.

Kopple, William J. Vainde (1994). Some Characteristics and Functions of Grammatical Subjects in Scientific Discourse. Written Communication 11, 534-563.

Madigan, C. (1987). Writing across the curriculum resources in science and mathematics. Journal of College Science Teaching, 16, 250- 253.

Madigan, C. (1987). Writing as a means, not an end. Journal of College Science Teaching, 16, 245- 249.

Mullen, W. J. (1989). Writing in physics. Physics Teacher, 56, 70- 73.

Thompson, P. (1970). Why lab reports? Physics Teacher, 8, 204.