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Patton, Martha Davis; Taylor, Summer Smith – Across the Disciplines, 2013
This study examines the writing of 30 engineering students, faculty response, students' reading of the response, subsequent revision, and faculty evaluation to ask what factors contribute to constructive conversation about writing. It affirms previous research that suggests engineering faculty do not provide the facilitative commentary widely…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Engineering Education
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Patton, Martha Davis – Across the Disciplines, 2011
Given complaints about preparation of international students for their writing-intensive courses, a director of first-year writing and an undergraduate researcher at a Midwestern research university conducted a needs assessment based on Kaufman's model. Instruments used included a survey, interviews, and analysis of commentary on sample papers.…
Descriptors: Second Language Learning, Foreign Students, Models, Interviews