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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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Bernstein, Mashey. (1996). Expanding the horizon: Writing for the visual arts. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 402 587.
Keywords: WAC, University of California, Santa Barbara, advanced, visual arts, art-course, review-writing, brochure-writing, course catalog, catalog-writing, resume-writing, real-world, technical-communication, pedagogy
Caulfield, P.. (1986). Tagmemic invention: Discovery across the curriculum. In O'Dowd, Kathleen; Earnest I. Nolan (Eds.), Learning to write/writing to learn; Livonia, MI: Madonna College, Humanities Writing Program.
Keywords: WAC, invention, heuristic, tagmemic, psychology-course, art-course, physics-course, discovery
Chanock, Kate. (2002). How a writing tutor can help when unfamiliar with the content: A case study. [fulltext]. WAC Journal 13, 113-131.
Keywords: WAC, wcenter, tutoring, case-study, content-course, art-course, art-history-course, drafting, process, tutoring, familiarity
Clark, W. H.. (1976). On teaching composition. Journal of Aesthetic Education 10, 3-4, 107-114.
Keywords: WAC, art-course
Davis, Meredith; Paul Tesar. (2004). Inquiry by design: Learning in the studio setting. In Lee, Virginia S. (Ed.), Teaching and learning through inquiry: A guidebook for institutions and instructors; Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Keywords: inquiry-based, WAC, studio, art-course, design, pedagogy
Dutton, Richard H.. (1987). The journal for painting. In Copeland, Jeffrey S. (Ed.), Essays grown from a writing across the curriculum institute at Indian Hills Community College: Fostering cooperation and cohesion in writing instruction; ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 294 182.
Keywords: WAC, art-course, journal-writing
Haust, Bill. (1998). Writing experiences across the art department curriculum. [full text]. Plymouth State College Journal on Writing Across the Curriculum 09, 29-35.
Keywords: WAC, art-course, art program, write-to-learn
Isensee, Elizabeth; Roger Johnson. (1988). Handbook for writing coaches. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 304 693.
Keywords: pedagogy, coaching, University of Southern Mississippi, WAC, teacher-manual, history-course, philosophy-course, fine-arts, art-course, handbook
Kiedaisch, Jean; Sue Dinitz. (1995). Using collaborative groups to teach critical thinking. In Stay, Byron L.; Christina Murphy; Eric Hobson (Eds.), Writing center perspectives; Emmitsburg, MD: National Writing Centers Association Press.
Keywords: wcenter, group, collaborative, critical-thinking, tutoring, art history, art-course, WAC, pre-writing
Mierse, William; Jean Kiedaisch. (1995). Fitting writing into the survey. Art Journal 54.3, 82-86.
Keywords: art-course, write-to-learn, WAC, journal-writing, University of Vermont, intensive, pedagogy
Morton, Robert. (1990). The drawing sketchbook revisited. [full text]. Plymouth State College Journal on Writing Across the Curriculum 02, 27-34.
Keywords: WAC, art-course, sketchbook, drawing sketchpad, write-to-learn, revisited
Murdick, William; Richard Grinstead. (1992). Art, writing, and politics. Art Education 45.5, 58-65.
Keywords: WAC, history, art-course, art criticism, art appreciation, assignment, sample
Murray, Cara. (2002). Writing in the age of technology: Plundering art for ideas about writing. [fulltext]. WAC Journal 13, 90-99.
Keywords: art-course, peer-evaluation, WAC, computer, technology
Neely, Lahna. (1992). Thinking through writing about art. In Penney, Nancy (Ed.); Lord Fairfax Community College; Thinking through writing: Lord Fairfax Community College, 1990-1992; ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 353 016.
Keywords: write-to-learn, critical-thinking, WAC, two-year, art-course
Porter, Bernajean. (1993). Writing assignments within major content areas. Writing Notebook: Visions for Learning 10.4, 40-45.
Keywords: teacher-opinion, WAC, high-school, Illinois, pedagogy, mathematics-course, art-course, physics-course, French-course
Zimmerman, Priscilla. (1985). Writing for art appreciation. link to 2013 WAC Clearinghouse reprint In Gere, Ann Ruggles; Roots in the sawdust: Writing to learn across the disciplines; Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.
Keywords: WAC, write-to-learn, art-course, art appreciation, pedagogy