Flow Writing in the Liberal Arts Core and Across the Disciplines: A Vehicle for Confronting and Transforming Academic Disengagement

Flow Writing in the Liberal Arts Core and Across the Disciplines: A Vehicle for Confronting and... Abstract: This study examined the subjective experience of academic disengagement. Flow theory, which describes an intense form of engagement, structured writing-to-learn activities undergraduates applied in major and liberal arts courses. Results suggest that writing to learn can transform academic anxiety and boredom by facilitating concentration, providing feedback, and enhancing enjoyment. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of General Education Penn State University Press

Flow Writing in the Liberal Arts Core and Across the Disciplines: A Vehicle for Confronting and Transforming Academic Disengagement

The Journal of General Education, Volume 57 (4) – Dec 17, 2008

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Penn State University Press
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Copyright © 2008 The Pennsylvania State University
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Abstract: This study examined the subjective experience of academic disengagement. Flow theory, which describes an intense form of engagement, structured writing-to-learn activities undergraduates applied in major and liberal arts courses. Results suggest that writing to learn can transform academic anxiety and boredom by facilitating concentration, providing feedback, and enhancing enjoyment.

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The Journal of General EducationPenn State University Press

Published: Dec 17, 2008

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