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Project Notebooks that Combine WTL and WID Activities

In addition, the project notebook can be used to collect specific writing-to-learn tasks that lead to a final senior project:

First semester

  1. Audience exercise - describe senior project to freshman in engineering, project advisor, liberal arts graduate.
  2. Audience exercise - describe target audience for project and explain how audience will affect the project report.
  3. Draft research question.
  4. Draft literature review.
  5. Draft work plan for remainder of semester.
  6. Draft intro for final draft.

Second semester

  1. Set writing goals for semester.
  2. Set research goals for semester.
  3. Draft methods/results section.
  4. Paraphrasing exercise.
  5. Revise intro and lit review.
  6. Graphics exercise.
  7. Draft oral presentation.