Writing Across the Curriculum

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:

Why WAC?

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.

Writing Associates Seminar

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.

Study: Writing and the Teaching of Writing across Disciplines at Wake Forest

Learn more about this exciting study exploring writing across disciplines from both faculty and student perspectives. Data collection takes place June – December 2022. For faculty partners: Deadline to apply is April 29, 2022.

Additional Faculty Resources for Supporting Student Writers

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.

Contact

Reach out at any time with questions about faculty development opportunities, integrating writing into your course, inviting WAC presentations for your department, etc.