Welcome to the WAC Bibliography. The bibliography, developed and presented in collaboration with CompPile, was developed to support teachers across the disciplines who are interested in using writing and speaking in their courses; scholars who are interested in WAC theory and research; and program administrators, designers, and developers who have interests in the latest work in faculty outreach, program design, and assessment.
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Addams, H. L.. (1981). Should the Big 8 teach communication skills. Management Accounting 62.11, 37-40.
Keywords: WAC, workplace, survey, needs-analysis, CPA, certified public accountant, accounting-course
Andrews, J. Douglas; Betty P. Pytlik. (1983). Revision techniques for accountants: Means for more efficient written communication. Issues in Accounting Education, 152-163.
Bolt-Lee, Cynthia; Sheila D. Foster. (2000). Examination retakes in accounting: Increasing learning by writing after the exam. [fulltext]. Language and Learning Across the Disciplines 04.2.
Bolt-Lee and Foster contend that examination retakes are beneficial because they offer students a maximum increase in knowledge and an opportunity to enhance written communication skills in exchange for a minimum increase in grades.
Cottell, Philip G., Jr.. (1991). Classroom research in accounting: Assessing for learning. In Angelo, Thomas A. (Ed.), Classroom research: Early lessons from success; San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc..
Gelinas, Ulric J. , Jr.; D. V. Rama; Terrance M. Skelton. (1997). Selection of technical communication concepts for integration into an accounting information systems course: A WAC case study. Technical Communication Quarterly 06.4, 381-402.
Gunning, Bruce; Joan D. Gailey. (1994). Incorporating writing into the accounting curriculum. Issues in Writing 07.1, 49-61.
Keywords: WAC, accounting, curriculum
Haviland, Carol Petersen. (1994). Writing-across-the-curriculum discourse community lines: Nature, criteria, and purpose in university classrooms [doctoral thesis]. Riverside, CA: University of California, Riverside.
Hoff, Katharine T.; David E. Stout. (1990). English collaboration to improve student writing skills: The use of informal journals and the diagnostic reading technique. The Accounting Educators' Journal 02.2, 83-96.
Stout, David E.; Donald E.Wygal; Katharine T. Hoff. (1990). Writing across the disciplines: Applications to the accounting classroom. Business Communication Quarterly 53:4, 10-16.
Keywords: bizcom, WAC, accounting, applied
Venable, Carol F.; Gretchen N. Vik. (1998). Computer-supported collaboration in an accounting class. In Reiss, Donna; Dickie Selfe; Art Young (Eds.), Electronic communication across the curriculum; Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English [ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 416 561].
Keywords: computer, WAC, San Diego State University, accounting-course, collaboration, internet, internet, research, assignment, student-teamwork
Watt, Stephen. (1988). A writing-intensive course in Basic Accounting II. In Killingsworth, Jimmie; Donald H. Cunningham; Laurie L. Jones (Eds.); Texas Tech University; Designing writing assignments for vocational-technical courses: A guide for teachers in the two-year college and technical institute; ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 298 331.
Wygal, Donald E.; David E. Stout. (1989). Incorporating writing techniques in the accounting classroom: Experience in financial, managerial, and cost courses. Journal of Accounting Education 07, 245-252.