Teaching Resources

The Clearinghouse community offers several sets of resources to support teachers interested in using writing in their courses. These include a rich collection of teaching guides, the University of Delaware's Teaching tips, and a list of links to teaching resources elsewhere on the web.

An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum

This introduction to writing across the curriculum provides an overview of key concepts, offers advice based on research, theory, and practice, and provides examples and materials that will support the effective use of writing in courses across the disciplines.

Teaching Guides

The WAC Clearinghouse teaching guides are designed for writing teachers and for teachers of other subjects who want to use writing and speaking activities in their classrooms. 

Books for Teachers Who Assign Writing

The Clearinghouse offers access to a number of books that provide guidance to instructors who assign writing in their courses. Topics addressed include, among others, designing writing assignments, teaching grammar and style, conducting writing conferences, and using writing-to-learn activities effectively.

Links for Instructors

These links point to web-based resources for writing instructors and instructors who use writing assignments in their courses.

Writing Fellows

View links to national and international writing fellows programs, relevant scholarly resources, expanded and inclusive descriptions of fellows and fellowships, and a survey of Writing Fellows programs.

WAC and Second-Language Writing

View suggestions for approaches to advocating for second-language writers through WAC/WID, bibliographic resources, and links to resources useful for bringing a multilinguistic and multicultural lens to faculty development, programming, practice, and research.

Links for Teaching During the COVID-19 Pandemic

These links point to web-based resources for teaching, learning, and self-care during the pandemic.

Faculty Tip Sheets

The WAC Clearinghouse and the University of Delaware offer a collection of "tipsheets" for faculty development as a general resource for anyone doing workshops or seeking good advice to distribute to college faculty. They advance both writing to learn and writing in the disciplines approaches.

Writing in the STEM Disciplines

In addition to publications in journals and books, the WAC Clearinghouse provides access to resources focused on writing in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM).