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WAC in Large Classes
Anonymous. (1956). Workshop Reports of the 1956 Conference On College Composition and Communication. College Composition and Communication 07.3, 120-172.
Anonymous. (1959). The basic issues in the teaching of English, being definitions and clarifications presented by members of the American Sstudies Association, College English Association, Modern Language Association, and National Council of Teachers of English. Champaign, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.
Gottschalk, Katherine K.. (1984). Writing in the non-writing class: 'I'd love to teaching writing, but...'. In Bogel, Fredric V.; Katherine K. Gottschalk (Eds.), Teaching prose: A guide for writing instructors; New York: Norton.
Grabau, Larry J.; Patricia S. Wilson. (1995). Jumping on thin ice: Values argument writing assignment for a large enrollment plant science class. Journal of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Education 24.2, 185-189.
Hallet, Rhonda. (1997). Promoting language skills through collaboration between content lecturers and language specialists. In Golebiowsky, Zofia; Helen Borland (Eds.), Academic communication across disciplines and cultures: Selected proceedings of the National Conference on Teritary Literacy: Research and Practice (Vol. 2); Melbourne, Australia: Victorial University of Technology Press.
Keightley, David N.. (1979). Improving student writing skills in a history lecture course. History Teacher 12.2, 171-179.
Keywords: WAC, history-course, graduate student-reader, University of Berkeley, revising, thesis statement, elaboration, content, coherence, lecture, student-writing
Koch, Richard. (1978). The 'Gee whiz, Johnny, you can't hardly do anything!' syndrome--one teacher's response. English Education 09.3, 131-138.
Keywords: English-profession, decline, WAC, class-size, Why Johnny Can't Write
Langsam, Deborah M.; Kathleen Blake Yancey. (1998). E-mailing biology: Facing the biochallenge. 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, biology-course, email, class-size, lecture, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, text-analysis
Macdonald, R. Heather. (1991). Writing assignments challenge students in a physical-geology course. Journal of Geological Education 39.3, 199-201.
Moyano, Estela Ines. (2009). Negotiating genre: Lecturer's awareness in genre across the curriculum project at the university level. In Bazerman, Charles; Adair Bonini; Debora Figueiredo (Eds.), Genre in a changing world; Fort Collins, CO: WAC Clearinghouse; West Lafayette, IN: Parlor Press.
Oliver-Hoyo, Maria; Robert Beichner. (2004). Scale-up: Bringing inquiry-guided learning to large enrollment courses. In Lee, Virginia S. (Ed.), Teaching and learning through inquiry: A guidebook for institutions and instructors; Sterling, VA: Stylus.
Olmsted, John, III. (1991). Using classroom research in a large introductory science class. In Angelo, Thomas A. (Ed.), Classroom research: Early lessons from success; San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass Inc..
Rossen-Knill, Deborah. (1998). Using writing to learn background information: Integrating writing into the interactive lecture/film series. ACT 101 Journal 05.2, 5-9.
Keywords: WAC, film-course, background, pedagogy, integrated, interactive, lecture series, film series
Selfe, Cynthia L.; Bruce T. Petersen; Cynthia L. Nahrgang. (1986). Journal writing in mathematics. In Young, Art; Toby Fulwiler (Eds.), Writing across the disciplines: Research into practice; Portsmouth, NH: Boynton/Cook [ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 264 592].
Thomas, Rosemary. (1992). Using active questioning techniques to enhance lecture/discussion classes. In Mahony, Elizabeth M. (Ed.); Saint Louis Community College at Meramec [Missouri]; Building community from diversity: Connecting students to their learning environments. An anthology of classroom projects undertaken for the Kellogg Beacon Grant: Final report; ERIC Document Reproduction Service, ED 349 064.