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Bohr, Dennis J.; Rhoades, Georgia – Across the Disciplines, 2014
The Writing Across the Curriculum Program at Appalachian State University, founded in 2008, supports faculty instruction in a vertical writing curriculum which requires two courses in Composition and two in the disciplines, ensuring that students take a dedicated writing course in each year of undergraduate education. To address the challenges of…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Content Area Writing, Glossaries, Writing Instruction
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Chemishanova, Polina; Miecznikowski, Cynthia – Across the Disciplines, 2014
This article offers a critical examination of one regional institution's endeavor to imagine, develop, and implement a sustainable campus-wide writing-intensive program. Grounded in local and institutional contexts, our narrative elucidates how WPAs at rural and regional institutions can reconcile the processes of negotiation and concession to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition)
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Bahls, Patrick; Mecklenburg-Faenger, Amy; Scott-Copses, Meg; Warnick, Chris – Across the Disciplines, 2011
This article offers an initial analysis of the rhetorical devices used by mathematics undergraduates as they begin to write research articles in their discipline. The authors (a mathematician and three experts in composition and rhetoric) identify several such devices, including transitions and metacommentary, style and tone, use of sources, and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Undergraduate Students, Writing for Publication, Content Area Writing
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Anson, Chris M.; Dannels, Deanna – Across the Disciplines, 2009
Implementation of communication-across-the-curriculum initiatives has outpaced their systematic assessment, leaving many stakeholders wondering whether faculty and students are benefiting from the emphasis on writing, speaking, and other communicative media in discipline-based courses and curricula. Increasing interest in assessment, however, has…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Communication Skills, Program Implementation, Interdisciplinary Approach