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Resources for Teachers

Don't ignore your own expertise as a reader and writer in your discipline. Even if you aren't comfortable using grammatical or rhetorical terminology to explain a problem with a draft to a student, your experience reading and writing in your field will alert you to problems to highlight for students.

In addition to the information presented in this guide, you can also obtain information from you campus writing center or writing program. At Colorado State University, we have staff available through the Writing Center who can help you integrate writing into your classes. Please call the Writing Center (970 491 0222) and ask for the Director or call the Department of English (970 491 6428) and ask for the Director of Composition.

Elsewhere, you'll find some great "nuts and bolts" advice from Doug Brent at the University of Calgary (available at WAC@NIU ( also has links to WAC information and guidance.

Finally, other guides on the Writing@CSU Web site may be helpful, particularly those on the Teaching Page. Please check our teaching guides, and let us know if you have questions or suggestions for additional materials you would like to see us add to this or other WAC Clearinghouse or Writing@CSU guides.