News, Events, and Calls

Traci Gardner
- Traci Gardner, News Editor

We publish news from the WAC and writing communities. Visit to catch up on upcoming conferences, see calls for proposals, notices of newly published books and other scholarly projects, stories of WAC programs and practitioners in the news. If you have WAC news you want to share, please send a note to

March 16, 2022
New Book Focuses on User Experience as Innovative Academic Practice

User Experience as Innovative Academic Practice provides case studies from various points of instruction and curricular design to illustrate how a user experience (UX) methodology provides invaluable insight into understanding and including student-users.

March 15, 2022
Community is the Way Examines Social Justice and Community Partnerships

New, open-access field guide, Community is the Way: Engaged Writing and Designing for Transformative Change, offers a vision for enacting social justice with community partners.

March 14, 2022
Celebrating 25 Phenomenal Years of WAC Clearinghouse

March 14 is the 25th anniversary of the founding of the WAC Clearinghouse.

March 5, 2022
WAC at St. Phillips Southport This Week

Sixth-grade students write about the Eucharist in their reports.

March 3, 2022
Exemplary WAC Program Award Nominations Sought

Nominate your program for the Exemplary WAC Program Awards. Nominations are due by April 15, 2022.

March 2, 2022
Writing about Ancient Egypt

Byfleet Primary students are writing across the curriculum while studying ancient Egypt.

March 1, 2022
Submit Your Activities & Assignments to the Archive @ Writing Spaces

Writing Studies, the open textbook series for undergraduate composition, seeks proposals for activities and assignments to add to the text’s archive.

February 25, 2022
Elementary Students Focus on WAC in Science

Elementary students complete quick writes and then a think-pair-share activity.

February 24, 2022
Long Branch Elementary Students Write about Weather

Long Branch Elementary students are writing across the curriculum as they learn about weather.

February 23, 2022
Collaborative Science Notes as Active Learning in WAC

Students examine evolution and natural selection as they write collaborative science notes.