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Longview - Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) - Special Collections

An online bibliography of materials donated to the Longview Library from the Writing Across the Curriculum program.

WAC Materials Bibliography

This guide aims to serve as an online bibliography of materials donated to the Longview Library from the Writing Across the Curriculum program in 2013.

It also provides historical information on the WAC program at Longview and additional resources for WAC best practices and online resources.

Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) - Introduction

What is Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC)?

  • a program of curricular change through faculty development

What are the major premises of WAC?

  • writing is a way of critical thinking
  • writing is a process of making decisions and evaluating the effectiveness of those decisions through drafting, feedback, and revision opportunities
  • writing is a tool for learning
  • writing is a performance-based skill writing occurs in a context

What are the primary goals of Longview's WAC Program?

  • to provide professional development opportunities for faculty to acquaint them with WAC philosophy and strategies
  • to provide individual consultation and ongoing support for faculty members as they experiment with new strategies and ideas in their courses

Source: Writing Across the Curriculum - Introduction - MCCKC.EDU (4/2013)