ERIC Number: ED342015
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Writing across the Curriculum.
Whitworth Coll., Spokane, WA.
This report describes the initial efforts at Whitworth College (Washington) to provide all faculty with updated skills on how to help student writers. The first chapter describes the background of the grant that was obtained to fund the 2-year faculty development program. The second chapter discusses the theory and practice of writing across the curriculum as presented in faculty workshops. The second chapter also includes reports and sample assignments from 11 faculty members. The third chapter describes how all faculty became interested in the program and how a climate of trust was developed. The last chapter discusses assessment procedures. Excerpts from student interviews, suggestions for developing administrative support, a list of 19 books and articles that formed the core of the library's collection of writing-across-the-curriculum materials, and background on the Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education and the M. J. Murdock Foundation are attached. (RS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Consortium for the Advancement of Private Higher Education.
Authoring Institution: Whitworth Coll., Spokane, WA.
Identifiers: Whitworth College WA
Note: Funding also received from the M. J. Murdock Foundation.