Writing Across the Curriculum A Critical Sourcebook

ISBN-10: 0312652585

ISBN-13: 9780312652586

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Writing Across the Curriculumcompiles important work on both the history of WAC and evolving questions in the field today. Ideal for both newcomers to and scholars of the movement, the text offers landmark readings, key empirical studies on students' experience of writing in and across the disciplines; and advice about building and sustaining WAC programs.
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Book details

List price: $45.99
Publisher: Bedford/Saint Martin's
Publication date: 3/16/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 592
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Introduction
A History of Inquiry: The Resilience of Writing
Across the Curriculum
Charting the WAC Movement
Introduction
The Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Movement: 1970-1990
Language Across the Curriculum
The Pedagogy of Writing Across the Curriculum
WAC as Critical Pedagogy: The Third Stage?
Theory in WAC: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?
Practicing WAC
Introduction
Showing, Not Telling, at a Writing Workshop
Writing to Learn: Writing Across the Disciplines
Writing Assignments Across the Curriculum: A National Study of College Writing
Microtheme Strategies for Developing Cognitive Skills
Writing Across and Against the Curriculum
Introducing Students to Disciplinary Genres: The Role of the General Composition Course
One Size Does Not Fit All: Plagiarism Across the Curriculum
Interdisciplinary Work as Professional Development: Changing the Culture of Teaching
Theorizing and Researching WAC
Introduction
Ways of Knowing, Doing, and Writing in the Disciplines
From Cultural Criticism to Disciplinary Participation: Living with Powerful Words
Strangers in Academia: The Experiences of Faculty and ESL Students Across the Curriculum
"As You're Writing, You Have These Epiphanies": What College Students Say About Writing and Learning in Their Majors
The Novice as Expert: Writing the Freshman Year
Innovation Across the Curriculum: Three Case Studies in Teaching Science and Engineering Communication
Expanding The Locus of WAC
Introduction
Community Colleges
Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing Centers in Two-Year College English Programs
Writing Centers
Rethinking the WAC/Writing Center Connection
Linked courses/Learning Communities
Why Is Being Interdisciplinary So Very Hard to Do?: Thoughts on the Perils and Promise of Interdisciplinary Pedagogy
Communication Across the Curriculum
Teaching and Learning a Multimodal Genre in a Psychology Class
Electronic Communication Across the Curriculum
Notes on the Evolution of Network Support for Writing Across the Curriculum
Esl
Beyond the L2 Metaphor: Towards a Mutually Transformative Model of ESL/WAC Collaboration
International WAC
Exploring Notions of Genre in "Academic Literacies" and "Writing Across the Curriculum": Approaches Across Countries and Contexts
Assessing WAC
Introduction
Assessing Writing in Cross-Curricular Programs: Determining the Locus of Activity
Merging a Culture of Writing with a Culture of Assessment: Embedded, Discipline-Based Writing Assessment
The Writer's Personal Profile: Student Self-Assessment and Goal Setting at Start of Term
From Conduit to Customer: The Role of WAC Faculty in WAC Assessment
WAC Program Vulnerability and What to Do About It: An Update and Brief Bibliographic Essay
Selected Readings and Resources
About the Editors
Index
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