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Specific Concerns in Writing Instruction

Scroll down to see links for the following topics:

  • creating a strong WI proposal;
  • good general WAC sites;
  • designing syllabi and assignments;
  • writing to learn;
  • revision and stages of the writing process;
  • responding to and grading student writing;
  • rubrics;
  • peer review;
  • argument and thesis;
  • paragraph structure;
  • digital communication;
  • writing with statistics;
  • writing with numbers;
  • introduction;
  • conclusions;
  • team writing;
  • citation styles;
  • writing with sources and preventing plagiarism;
  • research papers;
  • grammar and mechanics;
  • common errors;
  • style;
  • gender-sensitive language;
  • emailing a professor;
  • materials for students;
  • effective presentations;
  • ESL resources;
  • assessment.

Scroll down to section II to see links for writing in specific disciplines
(31 disciplines currently represented).

Creating a Strong WI proposal

Good general sites for Writing Across the Curriculum

Writing transfer

Designing syllabi and assignments

Writing to learn/ informal, ungraded writing

Revision/stages of the writing process

Responding to and grading student writing

Rubrics

Structuring peer review

Argument/ thesis

Paragraph structure

Digital Communication

Teaching writing with statistics

Writing with numbers/ quantitative writing

Writing introductions

Writing conclusions

Team and collaborative writing

Citation styles

Writing with sources/ preventing plagiarism

Research papers

Grammar and mechanics

Common grammar errors

Style

Emailing a professor

Gender-sensitive language

Materials for students

Student presentations

ESL resources

Assessment of writing programs

Writing in Particular Disciplines

Writing in a variety of disciplinary genres

Accounting and Finance

Anthropology

Art History

Biological sciences

Business

Chemistry

Classics

Communication Studies

Computer Science

Creative Writing

Cultural Studies

Digital Storytelling

Economics

Education

Engineering

English

Film Studies

Health and Sport Sciences

History

Honors Theses

International Studies

Leadership

Mathematics

Music

Nursing

Philosophy

Physical Sciences

Physics

Political Science

Psychology

Race and Ethnic Studies

Sociology

Theater and Dance

Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies

/ Contact

Margaret Koehler
Chair of Writing Intensive Advisory Subcommittee
mkoehler@otterbein.edu

/ Subcommittee Members

  • Margaret Koehler, Chair
  • Gwen DeRosa, ESL Program
  • Carrigan Hayes, Department of Chemistry
  • Regina Kengla, Academic Support Center
  • Robert Kraft, Department of Psychology
  • Kathryn Plank, Center for Teaching and Learning
  • Carrie Scheckelhoff, Department of Education

/ Resources