An Introduction to Writing Across the Curriculum Featured http://wac.colostate.edu/intro/
A Colorado State U introduction for faculty intended to encourage good practice across the curriculum.
Compiled by Kate Kiefer, a member of the faculty at CSU. Copyright 2000.
Faculty Tip Sheets Featured https://wac.colostate.edu/resources/teaching/tips/
These tipsheets are meant for those who conduct faculty development workshops or who just want to share good advice with faculty across the campus. We gathered the best advice from multiple sources and created topical tipsheets that are ready to print and use.
The tipsheets are Word files, so they can be customized for local use. We ask that if you use the tipsheets, that you keep the footer with the icons for the WAC Clearinghouse and the University of Delaware Writing Center.
If you would like to contribute a tipsheet of your own, email Steve Bernhardt at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The following tipsheets are available:
Building Written and Oral Communication into Your Classroom,
Responding to Student Writing,
Managing the Paper Load,
Alternative Paper Assignments,
How to Manage Grammar,
Using Reflective Writing in Service Learning,
Service-Learning Assignments: Using Reflective Writing for Science and Engineering Courses, and
You can also find links to these tip sheets under the Resources/Teaching Exchange area of the WAC Clearinghouse.
WAC at the University of Richmond Featured http://writing.richmond.edu/writing-resources/index.html
This well designed and comprehensive site provides access to write-to-learn activities, a Writing Fellows handbook, and links to other WAC resources, among other features. You can read their newsletter at:
Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute http://blsci.baruch.cuny.edu/
The Bernard L. Schwartz Communication Institute at Baruch College, CUNY is a long-running initiative to promote effective communication, especially business communication, within a very diverse urban institution. They sponsor a yearly symposium in May.
College Guide to Preventing Plagiarism https://online.maryville.edu/blog/college-guide-to-preventin ...
Information and resources for college and high school students on identifying and preventing all forms of plagiarism. The guide includes specific definitions and examples, an overview on the consequences of plagiarism, and a collection of recommended tools for preventing plagiarism. Developed at Maryville University Online and submitted by Alice Davies.
Defining and Avoiding Plagiarism: The Council of Writing Program Administrators Statement on Best Practices http://wpacouncil.org/aws/CWPA/pt/sd/news_article/272555/_PA ...
Available as a PDF (Adobe Acrobat) file, "this statement responds to the growing educational concerns about plagiarism in four ways: by defining plagiarism; by suggesting some of the causes of plagiarism; by proposing a set of responsibilities (for students, teachers, and administrators) to address the problem of plagiarism; and by recommending a set of practices for teaching and learning that can significantly reduce the likelihood of plagiarism. The statement is intended to provide helpful suggestions and clarifications so that instructors, administrators, and students can work together more effectively in support of excellence in teaching and learning."
Effective Communication Skills for Nurses http://www.rntobsn.org/resources/oral-communication-skills/
RNtoBSN.org has published this Web-based resource on effective communication skills for nurses. It was created to help improve lines of communication between individuals within care settings. The site's mission is to give students the tools and information to empower their education and career.
InformEd Teaching Resources https://www.opencolleges.edu.au/informed/teacher-resources/
InformEd is a learning and teaching hub designed for educators and e-learners, featuring resources and interactive and innovative ideas for learning and trends in education as well as education technology. The resource is an introduction to teaching strategies, including directive and non-directive learnin.techniques.
Contact Person: Tess Pajaron
Innovative Teaching Showcase: Creating a Culture of Writing https://cii.wwu.edu/showcase2007/
This is an online publication created by the Center for Instructional Innovation as a way to highlight and share exceptional teaching practices by Western Washington University faculty. Each year, several instructors are nominated to participate, and then work extensively with the CII to create this in-depth resource. This year’s Showcase theme, "Creating a Culture of Writing," honors faculty who embed the writing process into their coursework and engage students with quality writing assignments. Includes faculty portfolio, syllabi, video interviews, and learning outcomes.
National Writing Project https://www.nwp.org/
The National Writing Project focuses on helping teachers become writers. It also helps them become better writing teachers. Its primary mission "is to improve the teaching of writing and improve learning in the nation's schools."
Peer Review in the Classroom: A Guide for Students https://youtu.be/tY8CX0J3ILc
In 2011, MIT created a set of short videos about peer review—one for students and one for faculty—that address common issues with peer review and place student peer review in the context of professional peer review. These videos offer examples of peer review on both written and oral communication, and include perspectives from faculty in many different disciplines. The companion video, Peer Review in the Classroom: A Guide for Instructors is at https://youtu.be/ZGloEeb1QlI .