An Interactive Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum

An Interactive Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum April 13, 2018 Good writing assignments evoke a high level of critical

thinking, help students wrestle productively with a courses big questions, and teach disciplinary Johnknowing, Bean, Engaging ways of seeing, andIdeas: The Professors Guide to

doing. Integrating Writing, Critical Thinking, and Active Learning in the Classroom, 2011 Basic Principles of WAC Writing is the responsibility of the entire

academic community Writing must be integrated across departmental boundaries Writing instruction must be continued during all four years of undergraduate education Writing promotes learning Only by practicing the conventions of an academic discipline will students begin to

communicate effectively within that discipline Basic Principles of WAC Writing promotes learning Writing to Learn (WTL) of an Only by practicing the

conventions Writing academic discipline will students beginin tothe communicate effectively within that discipline Disciplines

(WID) Examples of Writing to Learn (WTL) Assignments Reading journal Synthesis paper Learning log Analyzing the process

Pre-test warm-up Summarize the difference between Writing to Learn (WTL) and Writing in the Disciplines (WID) assignments. Combining WTL with WID

Rhetorical analysis Popular article Lunch Discussion Table 13, 12:00-12:45 Patrick Nevins [email protected]

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