Question: What are the values of using writing in biology?
Answer: “Writing helped students think, remember, clarify, retain ideas, and see other points of view.” FE Reynolds. 1987. P. 445.
Comment: Of course I knew all that, but it helps to have research confirm it. And, of course, there is the question of what kinds of writing? RayS.
Title: “Annotated Bibliography of Research in the Teaching of English.” RK Durst and JD Marshall, Eds. Research in the Teaching of English (December 1988), 434-452.