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Writing-Across-the-Curriculum and the Academic Library

A Guide for Librarians, Instructors, and Writing Program Directors

by Jean Sheridan

  • 144 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Writing & editing guides,
  • Writing skills,
  • Academic And Research Libraries,
  • College And University Curricula,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines,
  • Reference,
  • English,
  • Language,
  • Higher,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Secondary,
  • Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science,
  • Academic libraries,
  • English language,
  • Library orientation for colleg,
  • Library orientation for college students,
  • Relations with faculty and cur,
  • Relations with faculty and curriculum,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Study and teaching,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10419644M
    ISBN 100313291349
    ISBN 109780313291340
    OCLC/WorldCa32166932

    Preface: Writing Across the Curriculum – Social Studies Writing: An Important Element in Learning Social Studies Teachers of social studies are faced with the task of assisting students in the acquisition of important knowledge, concepts, and skills. The knowledge, concepts, and skills learned in social. As someone who has devoted a major portion of her professional life to the current movement called writing across the curriculum (WAC), I find that reading David Russell's Writing in the Academic Disciplines is like studying an intellectual family tree. By tracing the genealogy of writing in the disciplines, Russell creates a context in which to understand contemporary educational conflicts. Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) describes a set of pedagogical practices grounded in the premise that writing plays an indispensable role in developing critical thinking skills and learning discipline-specific content, as well as understanding and building competence in the modes of inquiry and dissemination specific to various disciplines and professions. Exploring College Writing: Reading, Writing, and Researching across the Curriculum is a rhetoric for first-year and sophomore composition courses that uses a constructivist, ethnographic approach to introducing students to academic reading, writing, and researching. This text will be especially useful to composition instructors who wish to provide students with both a general overview of.

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Writing-Across-the-Curriculum and the Academic Library by Jean Sheridan Download PDF EPUB FB2

JEAN SHERIDAN is Associate Professor and Reference Bibliographer in the Social Sciences at the University of Rhode Island Library. Her research has focused on the provision of library services to adult students, collaborative learning, and the relationship between the academic library and Writing-Across-the-Curriculum by: Writing Across the Curriculum: All Teachers Teach Writing Revised Edition by Shelley S.

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Thank you for your : Jean Sheridan. The Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program maintains a library of resources for faculty using writing in their courses. Request to borrow one of the featured books below by clicking on it, or stop by Merrifield 12A to browse the entire collection.

Writing-Across-the-Curriculum and the Academic Library by Jean Sheridan; 3 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Academic writing, Rhetoric, Relations with faculty and curriculum, English language, Study and teaching, Library orientation for college students, Academic libraries, Interdisciplinary approach in.

The Writing Fellows of the Brooklyn College Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program have developed a variety of tools and strategies for faculty and students to employ writing as a tool to develop writing skills, and to improve critical and creative thinking.

One of the few academic experiences that unite all Bucknell students, regardless of school or major, is the Writing Across the Curriculum Program, known as the Writing Program. Faculty in every department, from biology to anthropology, can propose and teach writing-intensive "W" courses that help students meet their writing requirements.

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Writing Across the Curriculum. Pedagogy Workshop. The Writing Across the Curriculum Pedagogy Workshop brings together WPU faculty to discuss current theory and practice in writing for all disciplines, to share and develop teaching strategies using writing as a means of learning in all disciplines, to offer the opportunity to develop new assignments, exercises, and rubrics for individual.

Writing-Across-the-Curriculum (WAC), a pedagogic reform that has been gathering strength since the s, is an effort to shift the full burden of writing instruction away from composition classes and return the charge to the disciplines or content areas.

This professional reference book is intended to educate librarians about WAC. Nine chapters are divided into four by: Here are sample syllabi, employing Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum, Brief Edition, for a ten-week quarter and a fifteen-week semester.

Naturally, the particular choice of chapter topics and the number of reading and writing assignments may be adjusted to. Writing across the curriculum by Christopher M.

Anson; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Bibliographie, Academic writing, Fächerübergreifender. Writing Across the Curriculum - Faculty Support for WI Courses Working with faculty partners across the curriculum, the University Writing Program has created this online resource.

Whether you are a faculty member teaching “writing-intensive” courses, or simply want ideas for ways to design and integrate more effective writing assignments into your course, these materials are. • Writing across the curriculum is built on a definition of writing as a complex process closely related to thinking.

• Writing across the curriculum helps students to learn subject matter as well as to improve fluency in writing. InI was an assistant professor at File Size: KB. Title Writing-across-the-curriculum and the academic library: a guide for librarians, instructors, and writing program directors / edited by Jean Sheridan ; foreword by Thomas G.

Kirk, Jr. ; afterword by Elaine P. Maimon. For courses in Writing across the Curriculum or Writing in the Disciplines. Effective writing skills for students of all majors and interests One of the best-selling interdisciplinary composition texts for over twenty-five years, Writing and Reading Across the Curriculum guides students through the essential college-level writing skills of /5().

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She assists the WAC Director, Dr. Ann Blakeslee, with planning and implementing three annual WAC seminars as well as year-round community-building events, such as book clubs and additional professional development opportunities. The Writing Across the Curriculum Program at Lehigh University is committed to promoting a campus-wide culture in which writing and communication in its many forms are central to learning in all disciplines Chat, email, call HELP (), textor come to EWFM Library's main lobby.

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United States; United Kingdom; Global; Sign In. Writing Across the Curriculum is a unit within Appalachian’s University College. University College consists of the university’s integrated general education curriculum, academic support services, residential learning communities, interdisciplinary degree programs and co-curricular programming – all designed to support the work of.

Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) Writing Across the Curriculum, or WAC, is a teaching movement which developed in the s and s. It generally states that writing instruction should take place in all aspects of education and in all disciplines.

State Route Oswego, NY WAC Certificate recipients will receive a letter of commendation from the AVP of Academic Programs for their FAR files, an electronic certificate (“badge”) for their webpage, and eligibility to apply for a grant of up to $ for travel to a WAC- or writing-related scholarly conference.

Writing-Across-the Curriculum and the Academic Library: A Guide for Librarians, Instructors and Writing Program Directors. Westport, Conn: Greenwood Press, Stanley, Linda C and Joanna Ambron, eds. Writing Across the Curriculum in Community Colleges.

San Francisco, Jossey-Bass, An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum. An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum This guide offers information about WAC—writing across the curriculum.

To learn more about WAC, choose any of the items below: Getting Started. Why include writing in my courses. Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) began in the s as an educational reform movement committed to innovations in curriculum development and movements between disciplinary boundaries.

Its organizers recognized that thinking and learning are life-long projects. Writing across the curriculum (WAC) is a movement within contemporary composition studies that concerns itself with writing in classes outside of composition, literature, and other English courses.

According to a comprehensive survey performed in –, approximately half of American institutes of higher learning have something that can be identified as a WAC program. Writing Across the Curriculum Benefits Teachers As daunting as writing across the curriculum may sound to some teachers, there are a lot of positive things about incorporating writing into your lesson plans.

Writing is a great way to engage allof your students. You won’t just hear from the kids who are always throwing their hands up. Why Write Across the Curriculum.

What’s all the fuss these days about writing across the curriculum. Don’t students write enough in Language Arts. Well, in a word: no. At least not enough to meet the demands of the current work world.

With the proliferation of e-mail, desktop publishing, and the Internet, writ-ing is now more important than File Size: KB. Of course. It would be a great mistake to assume that the only worthwhile form of student writing possible was finished formal papers.

And much informal writing – by which we mean writing mainly for developing or sorting out one’s ideas rather than for communicating an idea to an audience – doesn’t call for teacher response, or at least not for response of the same sort you’d likely.

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We have copies of many of the textbooks should you wish to purchase directly from TEI. Professional development (PD) participants receive a certificate of completion from TEI for 45 hours of PD credit for face to face classes and 60 hours of PD credit. Coming in February: Writing Across the Curriculum Lunch and Learn Noon-1 p.m., Feb.

9, Pollak Library Room C Led by Bruce, the program is geared to help faculty working on syllabi, writing prompts, or writing-to-learn activities to receive formative feedback from peers.

Lunch is provided. Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) is a program that enhances learning at Ohio State by providing writing-based professional development, research, and consulting services for instructors and curricular leaders.

Writing is at the heart of what instructors teach and how students h writing, WAC turns teaching challenges into learning opportunities.They also write book reviews and commentaries that are published in academic journals.

Academic sociologists also engage in public sociology and produce writing for non-academic audiences in the form of research reports, expert testimonies, documentaries, blogs, and op/eds.The Writing Across the Curriculum program provides support for faculty university-wide in implementing writing into their courses.

The program aims to create and sustain a community of writers at IUP. If you have questions about WAC, please contact Bryna Siegel Finer at [email protected]