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Teaching with Writing tips

The goal of our monthly Teaching with Writing Tips is to offer timely and pragmatic support to faculty members and instructors who teach with writing in undergraduate and graduate courses in all disciplinary areas.

If you would like to receive a monthly Teaching with Writing tip and other announcements related to the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) Program and Writing in the Disciplines (WID) events, please join our listserv by sending an email to with "Join WAC/WID Listserv" in the subject line.

Latest Tips

Audio and Video Feedback: Responding to writing online April 2020

Transitioning to Online Writing Instruction: Tools and strategies for instructors March 2020

Peer Response Activities: Overcoming perceived barriers March 2020

Writing to Promote Engagement: Writing about reading, viewing, and listening February 2020

Three Roles for Writing in Your Course: Differentiating goals for writing tasks January 2020

On the Bright Side: Students share what has worked this semester December 2019

Right Here, Right Now: Using writing to support contemplative practices November 2019

Just Asking: Using questions to support student writing, revision, and reflection October 2019

Using Brief Writing Tasks to Deepen Understanding September 2019

Gearing Up for the Fall Semester (and Beyond) August 2019

Unpacking Active and Passive Voice: Helping students to manage their presence as writers May 2019

Discipline-specific resources

The links below lead to sample writing-intensive syllabi, writing assignments, and grading schemes, as well as links to relevant local and national resources on writing. We welcome your contributions and feedback as we continue to develop resources:

Arts and Humanities Sciences, Engineering, and Mathematics Social Sciences



Journalism & Mass Communication


Biological Sciences



Physical Sciences




Political Science



General disciplinary resources for teaching with writing

Click on the topic for a list of resources:



…in social sciences disciplines:



Writing Across the Curriculum resources

Click here for a list of WAC resources

The WAC Clearinghouse

Across the Disciplines

The WAC Journal

The Citation Project


The Writing Instructor


Center for Writing library

The Center for Writing houses a collection of texts and journals on higher education pedagogy and research, K-12 pedagogy and research, writing center pedagogy and research, Writing Across the Curriculum and Writing in the Disciplines (WAC/WID), digital literacy, and literacy studies. These resources are available for limited check-out or use within our offices. View our collection online.

Front desk staff in 15 Nicholson Hall will be able to help you access materials from the Center for Writing library.