From beverly.wall@MAIL.CC.TRINCOLL.EDU Fri May  3 13:03:57 1996
Date: Thu, 2 May 1996 15:54:57 -0400
From: Beverly Wall 
Reply to: Writing Across the Curriculum 
To: Multiple recipients of list WAC-L 
Subject: Re: Science/Math Writing & Critical Thinking?

Thanks to everyone who replied to my request for reading suggestions for a
Science/Math faculty group interested in critical thinking, quantitative
reasoning, and writing.  I've copied and pasted the responses below (in
very rough form):

>From the WWW:  Bill Klein's Critical Thinking Links
http://www.umsl.edu/~klein/Critical_Thinking.html

Books:
John C. Bean, ENGAGING IDEAS: A PROFESSOR'S GUIDE TO WRITING, CRITICAL
THINKING, AND ACTIVE LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM, Jossey-Bass, just published
- has a lot of material on writing in science and mathematics, plus an
extensive WAC bibliography.

Brookfield, Stephen D. (1987). Developing Critical Thinkers. San Francisco:
Jossey Bass.

Clarke and Biddle, TEACHING CRITICAL THINKING: REPORTS FROM ACROSS THE
CURRICULUM,  Prentice Hall, 1993.

Connelly and Vilardi, WRITING TO LEARN MATHEMATICS AND SCIENCE, Teachers
College Press, 1989.

Joan Countryman, Writing to Learn Mathematics

Neil Davidson and Toni Worsham's K-12 cooperative learning oriented book by
Teachers Press.

Janet Emig's (1983) Writing as a mode of learning:  In the web of meaning
(Boynton/Cook)

Toby Fulwiler's JOURNAL BOOK has a lot of material on writing in math and
science.

Sylvia Gamboa - has a discipline-specific WAC bibliography in monograph
Writing Across the Curriculum written for The Prentice Hall Handbook for
Writiers, ISBN 0-13-435959-3.

Joanne Kurfiss's book on critical thinking in the ASHE-ERIC series (1988).

Ruggiero, Vincent Ryan (1988). Teaching Thinking across the Curriculum .
New York: Harper and Row

Tweney, Ryan D., Michael E. Doherty, and Clifford R. Mynatt, eds. On
Scientific Thinking. New York: Columbia UP, 1981.

_____________________________________________
Beverly Wall, Director
Allan K. Smith Writing Center
Associate Professor of Composition & Rhetoric
Trinity College, Hartford, CT 06106
beverly.wall@mail.trincoll.edu
http://www.trincoll.edu/writcent/aksmith.html