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Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC): The Basics

Resources and support for the new core.

This section explains the different types of writing assignments that you might use, including which types of assignments are most appropriate for different learning outcomes and different levels of classes. It also gives you the reasons you should want to incorporate writing in your classes.


These sites below provide you a basic understanding of the “tools” we have, what each one does, and why they are important.


Low stakes writing assignments to be incorporated into any class

Discover the different rules for different genres of writing, and why genre is important