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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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Balthensperger, Bradley H.. (1987). Journals in economic geography. In Fulwiler, Toby (Ed.), The journal book; Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook Publishers [ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 284 296].
Keywords: journal-writing, geography-course, economics-course, WAC
Coelho, Elizabeth. (1982). Language across the curriculum. TESL Talk 13.3, 56-70.
Keywords: high-school, ESL, WAC, Canada, geography-course, history-course, science-course
Culver, Kandace. (2000). An article in review of article reviews. [fulltext]. Plymouth State College Journal on Writing Across the Curriculum 11, 79-86.
Keywords: WAC, assignment, writing-to-learn, student-opinion, geography-course, education-course, article-review
Hay, Iain; Edward J. Delaney. (1994). 'Who teaches, learns': Writing groups in geographical education. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 18.3, 317-334.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, group, USA, Australia, criteria-sheet
Higgitt, David L.. (1996). The effectiveness of student-authored field trails as a means of enhancing geomorphological interpretation. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 20.1, 35-44.
Keywords: geography-course, collaboration, experiential, fieldwork, student-centered, audience, WAC
Kennedy-Kalafatis, Susan; Dawn Carleton. (1996). Encouraging peer dialogue in the geography classroom: Peer editing to improve student writing. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 20.3, 323-341.
Keywords: geography-course, improvement, peer-evaluation, exercise, style-sheet, pedagogy, audience, WAC, student-writing, editing
Krueger, Ralph R.; University of Waterloo, Department of Geography. (1983). Improving the writing of geography students: A manual for instructors and some handouts for students. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 293 766.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, teacher-manual, resources, handout, manual
Libbee, Michael; Dennis Young. (1983). Teaching writing in geography classes. Journal of Geography 82.1, 23-26.
Keywords: high-low, pre-writing, multiple draft, revising, evaluation, clarity, geography-course, WAC
Mahalski, Pauline A.. (1992). Essay-writing: Do study manuals give relevant advice?. Higher Education 24.1, 113-132.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, study-guide, improvement, data, text-analysis, commenting, grades, data, Otago University [New Zealand], manual, relevance
Maraffa, Thomas. (1985). Ungraded writing assignments in geography classes. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 09.2, 165-169.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, not-grading, paper-load, assignment, in-class, journal-writing
Newton, Bryan. (1984). A language for life--or school?. In Martin, Nancy (Ed.), Writing across the curriculum pamphlets; Upper Montclair, NJ: Boynton/Cook.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course, school, language, life-long
Nightingale, Peggy. (1991). Speaking of student writing . . .. Journal of Geography in Higher Education 15.1, 3-13.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, deterioration, data, review-of-scholarship, workshopping, response, regression, skill-level, grade-less, grading, student-writing
Norris, Robert M.. (1983). Field geology and the written word. Journal of Geological Education 31.3, 184-189.
Keywords: geography-course, cartography, map-making, report-writing, field-report, syllabus, grading, student-opinion, WAC
Sebastian, Glenn R.. (1983). Writing across the curriculum: Geography. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 241 385.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course
Stinson, Rboert C.. (1980). Journal writing in the geography program. [full text]. Writing as a Liberating Activity Newsletter, No. 15, 5.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course, journal-writing, observation, grading, response
Sublett, Michael D.. (1988). Student journals: One geographer's perspective. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 307 201.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course, journal-writing, pedagogy, reading-log, sample
Sublett, Michael D.. (1989). Using a model essay as a teaching tool in undergraduate geography courses. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 322 077.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course, model-essay, imitation, sample, arrangement, undergraduate
Weiss, Mary Ann; Edwin T. Weiss, Jr.. (1984). Writing in large geography classes. ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 283 756.
Keywords: WAC, geography-course, class-size, pre-post, student-writing, freewriting, model-essay, journal-writing, pedagogy, large-class
Wieler, S. H.. (1986). A context-based study of the writing of eighteen year olds, with special reference to A-level biology, English, geography, history, history of art, and sociology [doctoral thesis]. London: University of London Institute of Education.
Keywords: ethnographic, WAC, England, contextual, data, A-level, biology-course, geography-course, history-course, sociology-course, art-history-course
Winchell, Dick; Dana Elder. (1992). Writing in the geography curriculum. Journal of Geography 91.6, 273-276.
Keywords: geography-course, WAC, write-to-learn, critical-thinking, arrangement, memorization, assignment