Question: Can using writing in remedial college math help improve problem solving skills?
Answer: “Using writing in remedial math classes helped college students attain and improve their problem- solving skills.” M Pallman, 1983, p. 430.
Comment; Doesn’t say what types of writing occurred, but I’ve read articles in which students learned to write types of problems that they later solved, improving problem-solving skills. RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1984), 417-438.