Edited by Pamela B. Farrell-Childers, Anne Ruggles Gere, and Art Young
Published in 1994 by Heinemann, this edited collection addresses how writing across the curriculum has been incorporated into schoolwide, districtwide, and statewide programs. The editors and contributors show how WAC efforts, and particularly those that begin with small groups of teachers working in a limited number of classrooms, can serve as the catalyst for systemic change. The essays included in the collection explore the philosophical foundations for WAC programs and offer a number of specific classroom applications that provide the explanatory power of practical experience. Readers of this collection will discover how others have nurtured WAC through the creation of environments in which WAC becomes central to an institution's educational mission. They will also discover how individual schools, school districts, and state agencies have worked to institutionalize WAC.
Chapter 1 Resistance as Inspiration in a Language and Learning Program, by Bernadette Glaze and Christopher Thaiss
Chapter 2 Teachers as Decision Makers: Creating Classroom, School, and Systemwide Changes, by Marcella Emberger and Clare Kruft with Sally McNelis and Sharon Robbins
Chapter 3 Letters from the (Cutting) Edge: Promoting Writing Across the Curriculum Through Assessment, by Lois E. Easton and Roger Shanley
Chapter 4 A High School/College Writing Across the Curriculum Project: Successes and Constraints, byh Brenda Greene and Lorraine Kuziw
Chapter 5 Student-Developed Multimedia: An Ideal Vehicle for Writing Across the Curriculum, by Nancy Linvill and Chris Peters
Chapter 6 Four Collaborative Projects, by George D. Wilson
Chapter 8 Using a Team Approach in High School to Increase Student Achievement, by Barry Gadlin with Linda Ashida, Barry Brown, Jack Elliott, Suellyn Gates, Bernie Kelly, Chris Kelly, Mary Beth Khoury, Robert Koralik, Marianne Rosenstein, and Charles Widlowski
Chapter 9 Writing to Learn Science, by Rae Bruce and Rodney Mansfield
Chapter 11 Technology: An Invitation for Writing and Collaboration, by Eve Coleman and Jeanne C. Sink with Odessa Wilson
Chapter 12 Collaboration as Sharing Experiences: A Detroit Public Schools/University of Michigan Course, by Barbra Morris and George Cooper with Constance Childress, Mary Cox, and Patricia Williams
Chapter 13 One Vision at a Time, by Betty Beck
Chapter 14 Tiger Talking Time: Writing Across the Curriculum at Saluda High School, by Gloria Caldwell, Melissa Deloach, Lyn Zalusky Mueller, and Edwin C. Epps
Chapter 15 Writing Across the Curriculum at The McCallie School, by Pamela B. Farrell-Childers with Peter LaRochelle, Cissy May, Catherine Neuhardt-Minor, Lance Nickel, and David B. Perkinson
Chapter 16 Development of Writing Across the Curriculum at Berkshire School, by Elizabeth L. Clifford with Dean Ellerton, Heather Prescott, Anna Romano, and Hilary Russell
Chapter 17 Projects and Partnerships: Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the School District of Philadelphia, by Judy Buchanan and Andrew Gelber
Chapter 18 From Top Down to Grass Roots: Writing Across the Curriculum Districtwide, by Nana E. Hilsenbeck
Publication Information: Farrell-Childers, Pamela B., Anne Ruggles Gere, & Art Young (Eds.). (2013). Programs and Practices: Writing Across the Secondary School Curriculum. WAC Clearinghouse Landmark Publications in Writing Studies: http://wac.colostate.edu/books/programs/ Originally Published in Print, 1994, by Heinemann, Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Publication Date: April 20, 2013
Series Editor: Mike Palmquist, Colorado State University
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