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Stavenhagen, W. Kurt; Dougherty, Timothy R. – Across the Disciplines, 2019
This essay claims that contemplative classroom practices can cultivate "kairotic" composure, which is an attunement to the dual aspects of the rhetorical concept of "Kairos"--a sense of timelessness or deep presence, and a sense for saying or writing the right word in the right moment. While theorists of contemplative writing…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing Instruction
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Ives, Lindsey; Gokhale, Jayendra S.; Barott, William C.; Perez, Michael V. – Across the Disciplines, 2019
This article evaluates the use of biweekly deadlines called "Sprints" to scaffold the development of conference papers in graduate-level courses in econometric modeling and electrical engineering through analysis of faculty assessment reports, observation notes, and transcripts of two audio-recorded class sessions. Data were analyzed to…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Graduate Students, Scaffolding (Teaching Technique), Conference Papers
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Egege, Sandra; Vered, Karen Orr – Across the Disciplines, 2019
It is commonly accepted in the academy that developing a critical thinking capacity and related capabilities will make students more effective thinkers and writers, and that these are desirable traits for graduates to have no matter what path they take after graduation. While most academics agree that critical thinking is an essential component of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Thinking, Abstract Reasoning, Inquiry
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Johnson, Andrew – Across the Disciplines, 2019
This paper considers the relevance and application of Writing About Writing (WAW) (Downs & Wardle, 2007; Wardle, 2009) and Threshold Concepts of Writing (TCW) (Adler-Kassner & Wardle, 2015) in the Australian higher education context. These approaches to literacy and writing curriculum development have been developed in the United States…
Descriptors: Freshman Composition, Writing Instruction, Academic Language, College Credits
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Thomas, Susan – Across the Disciplines, 2019
While a national agenda seeks to make Australian higher education more inclusive for an increasingly diverse student population, the contribution that writing instruction can make to achieving these goals has been overlooked. This article outlines the rationale, development, and growth of the Writing Hub at the University of Sydney to advocate for…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Laboratories, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
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Baird, Neil; Dilger, Bradley – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Writing transfer scholarship is more systematically investigating the influence of dispositions, which are internal qualities that influence how individuals react to learning contexts. In this article, we consider dispositions in science laboratories, which are important contexts for WAC/WID instruction, especially at institutions where these…
Descriptors: Writing Across the Curriculum, Content Area Writing, Transfer of Training, College Students
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Driscoll, Dana Lynn; Jin, Daewoo – Across the Disciplines, 2018
This article draws upon Bergmann and Zepernick's (2007) metaphor of the box under the bed to investigate the relationship between students' epistemologies and their learning transfer in diverse contexts over undergraduate years. We present a systemic analysis of 13 students' interviews and writing samples over a five-year period, through which we…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Writing Across the Curriculum, Content Area Writing, Epistemology
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Romero, Yasmine; Shivers-McNair, Ann – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Student conceptions of internationalization directly impact how multilingual students, both international and domestic, engage course content within the WAC/WID classroom. For example, a student who majors in English literature may define internationalization as recreating political power, while a student who majors in business may consider…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Undergraduate Students, Discourse Analysis, Multilingualism
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Sharma, Ghanashyam – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Given that STEM professionals must regularly engage in transnational and cross-cultural communication, learning to write in their academic disciplines and professions means learning to navigate World Englishes, employ diverse sociolinguistic and rhetorical resources, and negotiate meaning across linguistic and sociocultural borders. Analyzing…
Descriptors: Global Approach, Writing Instruction, STEM Education, Intercultural Communication
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Kinkead, Joyce – Across the Disciplines, 2018
This article describes an assessment project that analyzed syllabi approved for a communication intensive (CI) requirement in a general education program. As such, it is a first step in a more comprehensive assessment. The article suggests that it is important to ensure that inputs are evaluated prior to an evaluation of outcomes. The assessment…
Descriptors: Course Descriptions, Student Research, Undergraduate Students, Writing Across the Curriculum
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Cavazos, Alyssa G.; Hebbard, Marcela; Hernández, José E.; Rodriguez, Crystal; Schwarz, Geoffrey – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Considering the need for writing and language programs to develop translingual and transdisciplinary pedagogies for teacher development at the graduate level (Canagarajah, 2016; Williams & Rodrigue, 2016), the authors examine the design of a multilingual pedagogy professional development series for first-year Spanish and Writing teaching…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Writing (Composition), Writing Across the Curriculum, Faculty Development
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Gentil, Guillaume – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Linguistic and cultural diversity is a common feature of Canadian and U.S. postsecondary demographics, yet Canada's official bilingualism has created unique demands and opportunities for bilingual WAC/WID development and instruction. This article first situates bi- and multilingual WID needs and practices in Canadian academia within the country's…
Descriptors: Modern Languages, Bilingual Education, Translation, Writing Across the Curriculum
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Hendricks, C. C. – Across the Disciplines, 2018
In moves to fortify the discipline and articulate its value, does writing studies risk perpetuating narrow views of disciplinarity and academic writing? Drawing from an analysis of the intersections between WAC/WID [Writing Across the Curriculum/Writing in the Disciplines] and transfer scholarship in popular rhetoric and composition journals, I…
Descriptors: Academic Discourse, Writing Across the Curriculum, Content Area Writing, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Gere, Anne Ruggles; Knutson, Anna V.; McCarty, Ryan – Across the Disciplines, 2018
Drawing on three cases from a larger (N=169) longitudinal study of student writing development, this article shows how STEM students "rewrote" disciplines to suit their writerly purposes as they moved through their undergraduate years. Students made it clear that the institutional dimensions of disciplines, visible in administrative…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Writing Across the Curriculum, Writing (Composition), Undergraduate Students
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Hall, Jonathan – Across the Disciplines, 2018
This article applies the perspective of "boundary work," an approach originating in science studies, to relations between the disciplines of Second Language Writing (SLW) and rhetoric and composition (R&C), especially to controversies surrounding the concept of translingualism. Boundaries both separate and connect, a dual potential…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Rhetoric, Writing (Composition), Second Language Learning
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