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Wingard, Joel; Geosits, Angela – Across the Disciplines, 2014
Although teacher commentary on student papers and students' revisions have been investigated separately, the relationship between commentary and revision has not been much studied. Such a gap in the research leaves the nature of the progression from effective commentary to substantive revision obscure. This article describes a mixed method study,…
Descriptors: College Freshmen, Freshman Composition, Writing Evaluation, Feedback (Response)
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Gladstein, Jill – Across the Disciplines, 2008
With more frequency, writing associates (WA) are being placed into courses where the goals for writing include learning to write for a particular discipline. As WAC directors we negotiate the different expectations from professors and students that exist within this context. This article introduces a two-year case study of an introductory biology…
Descriptors: Biology, Science Instruction, Writing Across the Curriculum, Ethnography
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Beidler, Peter G. – Across the Disciplines, 2004
Peter Beidler reflects in this essay upon his experiences with his first year students following the events of 9-11. When the class met, still numb with the horror of events, Beidler and his apprentice teacher devised a different kind of exercise for the class. Having taken fifteen minutes to talk about the attacks with students, the author passed…
Descriptors: Terrorism, United States History, College Freshmen, Coping