Authors & Contributors

Selected Print Resources on Writing to Learn

Adams, P. (Ed.) (1973). Language in Thinking. Harmondsworth: Penguin Press.

Applebee, A.N. (1985). Writing and Reasoning. Review of Educational Research, 54(4), 577-596.

Britton, J., Burgess, T., Martin, N., McLeod, A., & Rosen, H. (1975). The Development of Writing Abilities (11-18). London: Macmillan Education.

Bruner, J. (1975). Language as an Instrument of Thought. In A. Davies (Ed.), Problems in language and learning. London: Heinemann.

Emig, J. ( 1977). Writing as a Mode of Learning. College Composition and Communication, 28, 122-28.

Forsman, S. (1985). Writing to Learn Means Learning to Think. In A. R. Gere (Ed.), Roots in the sawdust: Writing to learn across the disciplines (pp. 162-174). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Fulwiler, T. & Young, A. (1982). Introduction. In T. Fulwiler and A. Young (Eds.), Language connections: Writing and reading across the curriculum (pp. ix-xiii). Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.

Herrington, A. (1981). Writing to Learn: Writing Across the Disciplines. College English, 43, 379-87.

Kiefer, K. (1990). An Alternative to Curricular Reform: Writing in the Natural Science/Engineering Curriculum. In Proceedings of the Core Across the Curriculum Conference (Keystone, Colorado, October 6-8, 1990). The American Association for the Advancement of Core Curriculum.

Knoblauch, C., & Brannon, L. (1983). Writing as Learning through the Curriculum. College English, 45, 465-74.

McLeod, S.H. (1989). Writing across the curriculum: The second stage, and beyond. College Composition and Communication 40,(3), 337-343.

Odell, L. (1980). The Process of Writing and the Process of Learning. College Composition and Communication, 36, 42-50.

Palmquist, M., Rodrigues, D., Kiefer, K., and Zimmerman, D. 1995. Enhancing the audience for writing across the curriculum: Housing WAC in a network-supported writing center. Computers and Composition 12, 335-353.

Parker, R. P. (1985). The Language across the Curriculum Movement: A Brief Overview and Bibliography. College Composition and Communication, 36, 173-177.

Parker, R. P., & Goodkin, V. (1987). The Consequences of Writing: Enhancing Learning in the Disciplines. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook.

Russell, D.R. (1990). Writing Across the Curriculum in Historical Perspective: Toward a Social Interpretation. College English, 52, 52-73.

Walvoord, B.E. 1992. Getting started. In Writing across the curriculum: A guide to developing programs, edited by S.H. McLeod and M. Soven. Newbury Park, CA: Sage.

Wilkes, J. (1978). Science Writing: Who? What? How? English Journal, 67, 56-60.

Young, A., and Fulwiler, T. 1986. Writing across the disciplines: Research into practice. Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook.

For a more complete bibliography, go to and to the WAC Bibliography on the Clearinghouse.