FAQs on WAC and writing rubics

by Lisa Sheldon
November 24, 2015

What is WAC? Writing is no longer relegated to the English Department. For several decades there has been a national movement centered on the use of writing assignments in different disciplines to help students gain mastery in writing. Watch this short video from San Francisco State University on Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) for an […]

Writing a Conference Proposal…and getting it accepted!

by Lisa Sheldon
February 19, 2014
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Faculty and staff sometimes do not realize that what they do in their classrooms, advising sessions and programming is unique and worth sharing on a larger stage. Think about how you have developed your craft—it is likely that many of the skills and strategies you employ have been workshop topics at conferences. Presenting and conducting […]

Writing Across the Curriculum

by admin
June 20, 2013

Writing across the curriculum, or WAC, is an approach for teaching college composition that extends the focus of writing beyond the borders of the English Department, where it has been traditionally located, and into other disciplines. This allows students to reinforce the writing skills they learn in dedicated composition courses while studying other subjects. While […]