Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse

Supporting Scholarly Exchange About Communication Across the Disciplines

Award-Winning Journal Articles from the WAC Clearinghouse

The WAC Clearinghouse’s mission is to provide high quality writing studies-related scholarship on an open-access basis to anyone, anywhere. Over the years, 13 open-access articles from journals affiliated with the WAC Clearinghouse have received awards, and all of them are available free-of-charge on our site, just like the rest of our publications. These award-winning articles cover such topics as writing to learn, WAC program development, transdisciplinary research, writing in the STEM disciplines, race in WAC pedagogy, teaching writing in international contexts, and more. As you conduct your research, regardless of your location or affiliation, we hope you'll find our award-winning articles helpful.

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Explore the Clearinghouse

Welcome to the WAC Clearinghouse. We are an open-access publishing collaborative that draws on the contributions of more than 180 scholars from six continents. Our members serve in editorial roles ranging from journal and book series editors and editorial staff members to peer-reviewers and editorial board members. We publish articles and books of interest to both the writing-across-the-curriculum community and the larger writing studies community. We support research on the use of writing to support learning and teaching. And we provide a wide range of web-based resources for instructors who wish to use writing in their courses. You can access our publications, use the CompPile database, and access resources through the following links.

Books: The Clearinghouse offers more than 150 open-access, scholarly books, including original monographs and edited collections. View our books.
Journals: The Clearinghouse publishes, hosts, or provides access to the archives for several refereed, open-access journals. View our journals.
CompPile: The leading database in the field of writing studies, CompPile allows ready reference to writing studies scholarship from 1939 to the present. View CompPile.
Resources: Our peer-reviewed resources support the use of writing in courses across the disciplines.
Community: Learn about the many organizations and groups, that comprise the WAC community.
News: Catch up on the latest news in the WAC and writing studies communities.
WAC Awards: The Clearinghouse and the Association for Writing Across the Curriculum sponsor awards for WAC scholarship, program development, and achievements.
Contributors: More than 2300 individuals have contributed work in the open-access books and journals on this site.

Please Support the Clearinghouse

The Clearinghouse relies on a large, distributed network of colleagues who work together to publish our books and journals in open-access formats. If you would like to support these efforts, please view options for one-time and sustaining donations as well as institutional and organizational sponsorships.