Category: WAC Classroom

What Every Instructor Should Know about Providing Feedback on Writing

By Chrissine Rios, KUWC ELL Support Instructors teaching Writing across the Curriculum (WAC) know that writing and learning go together—writing is a method for acquiring content, and providing feedback on the writer’s purpose, ideas,...

Observing Ourselves as Writers . . . Inspiration from Joyce Carol Oates

By Joni Boone I recently viewed this brief and lovely video profile of author Joyce Carol Oates that I encourage you to watch: http://www.newyorker.com/online/blogs/books/2013/06/video-joyce-carol-oates.html What intrigues me most about Oates’ responses is how she...

Publish Student Writing: Blogging,Contests, Found Poems, and more . . .

Attaching student writing to wider audiences and real world situations by publishing their writing both inside and outside the classroom encourages students to think of themselves as writers  (Atwell, 1998; Graves, 2003).  Students need to envision...