Welcome to Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) at Wake Forest University!
Our mission is to provide research-based training, professional development, and resources for faculty across the university to integrate and support student writing in their disciplinary courses. Explore our purpose and initiatives in the following pages:
Review the research in Writing Studies that details what we know about the role that writing plays in student engagement and learning, as well as how student writers develop and respond to writing tasks.
Learn more about this seven-week seminar for faculty across the university to deep-dive into principles and strategies for supporting student writing in your discipline. Find application instructions, as well as past Writing Associate testimonials.
Register for faculty workshops offered through the CAT. These workshops focus on various writing-related pedagogical strategies, such as responding to student writing; integrating exemplar texts; managing peer review; etc.
Learn more about this exciting study exploring writing across disciplines from both faculty and student perspectives. Findings from this study will guide curricular decisions, professional development opportunities, and resource creation to support faculty in integrating and teaching writing in their disciplinary courses.
Explore online resources that can supplement and support your efforts to design writing assignments, integrate low-stakes writing into your course, assess and respond to student writing, and work with multilingual writers.
Reach out at any time with questions about faculty development opportunities, integrating writing into your course, inviting WAC presentations for your department, etc.