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ERIC Number: ED330420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Writing across the Curriculum in Community Colleges. New Directions for Community Colleges, Number 73.
Stanley, Linda C., Ed.; Ambron, Joanna, Ed.
New Directions for Community Colleges, n73 Spr 1991
Designed to assist program planners and administrators at community colleges in initiating a Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program or determining the future direction of one already in existence, this sourcebook provides 15 articles on various aspects of WAC theory and practice. The following articles are included: (1) "History of WAC and Its Role in Community Colleges," by Joanna Ambron; (2) "Building on Realities: WAC Programs at Community Colleges," by Barbara R. Stout and Joyce N. Magnotto; (3) "On Using Writing," by Lee Odell; (4) "Toward a New Paradigm in Writing Across the Curriculum," by Martin B. Spear, Dennis McGrath, and Evan Seymour; (5) "A Solution to Student-Faculty Mismatch," by Marsha Z. Cummins, Jacqueline Stuchin-Paprin, and Judith R. Lambert; (6) "The WAC Workshop," by Julie Bertch and Delryn R. Fleming; (7) "Writing-to-Learn Assignments: The Journal and the Microtheme," by Linda C. Stanley; (8) "Discipline-Specific Assignments: Primary Resources for Writing Across the Curriculum," by Hannah Karp Laipson; (9) "Formalizing WAC in the Curriculum: Writing-Emphasis Courses," by Patricia Durfee, Ann Sova, Libby Bay, Nancy Leech, Robert Fearrien, and Ruth Lucas; (10) "Organizing a WAC Evaluation Project: Implications for Program Planning," by Gail Hughes-Wiener and Susan K. Jensen-Cekalla; (11) "Adapting Language Across the Curriculum to Diverse Linguistic Populations," by Linda Hirsch, Joanne Nadal, and Linda Shohet; (12) "Literacy and Learning: Integrated Skills Reinforcement," by JoAnn Romeo Anderson, Nora Eisenberg, and Harvey S. Wiener; (13) "The Writing Consultancy Project," by Christine M. Godwin; (14) "Beyond Writing Across the Curriculum: The Community Communication Corps," by Stanley P. Witt; and (15) "Sources and Information" by Dana Nicole Williams (an annotated bibliography of recent ERIC literature on WAC programs at community and junior colleges). (PAA)
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Curriculum Development, Faculty Development, Interdisciplinary Approach, Journal Writing, Learning Theories, Limited English Speaking, Note Taking, Program Descriptions, Program Design, Program Evaluation, Program Implementation, Teacher Attitudes, Teaching Methods, Two Year Colleges, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Improvement, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills, Writing Strategies
Jossey-Bass Inc., Publishers, 350 Sansome Street, San Francisco, CA 94104 ($15.95).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse for Junior Colleges, Los Angeles, CA.