Some subject areas that fall under the category of humanities would be literature, languages, philosophy, history, and theology. Other humanities-related fields are sometimes classified as fine arts: drama, music, or painting, for instance. These loose categories are not meant to be exhaustive of the humanities subject areas, but rather to give you a general idea of what type of writing you might be doing in these classes.

Note: MLA (Modern Language Association) documentation is commonly used as a style for citing sources in humanities-related essays.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of the natural sciences are biology, chemistry, physics, or astronomy. An investigation in the natural sciences attempts to build on empirical evidence or observable, verifiable information.

The Collins Writing Program provides a proven, unified, research-based writing program that can be used in all classrooms, in all subject areas, and at all grades K-12. It equips all teachers with writing strategies designed to help students understand and remember content like no other teaching technique.

The program is organized around Five Types of Writing and the outcomes expected for each. The Five Types of Writing assignments develop students’ essential writing and thinking skills in the context of their everyday classroom learning . The Five Types of Writing framework can be used strategically to meet the unique requirements of each content area whether they are:

The program is truly designed for real teachers working under real  conditions . It is not designed to turn all teachers into English teachers. Science, math, social studies, foreign language, career and technical education, and other teachers all have more than enough of their own content to cover. Rather, this program is designed to enable teachers to use writing in their content areas to help students achieve academically. Requiring students to regularly think on paper promotes learning.

Proposals: Applications  are due by Friday, March 31
Notification: Applicants will be notified by Friday, April 14
Faculty Workshop: May 8 and 9
Apply for Development Grant  
Writing Consultant Requests: We will send the call later in the spring. WAC pedagogy maintains that polished academic and professional writing comes from experience and advanced critical thinking, both of which can be achieved by using writing as a means of learning and by focusing on writing in the disciplines.

Description of Grant
The WAC program offers grants to support faculty who develop writing-intensive courses in the core and/or major. To acquire a writing intensive distinction, a course must be at the undergraduate level, allow significant opportunity for revision of student work, and take at least 40% of the course grade from writing assignments (including assignments such as papers, reports, in-class drafts, journals, blogs, essay exams, etc.).

● Applications from first-time applicants
● Applications from departments that are under-represented in the WAC program
● Applications for courses that don’t traditionally use writing as part of their course goals

Some subject areas that fall under the category of humanities would be literature, languages, philosophy, history, and theology. Other humanities-related fields are sometimes classified as fine arts: drama, music, or painting, for instance. These loose categories are not meant to be exhaustive of the humanities subject areas, but rather to give you a general idea of what type of writing you might be doing in these classes.

Note: MLA (Modern Language Association) documentation is commonly used as a style for citing sources in humanities-related essays.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of the natural sciences are biology, chemistry, physics, or astronomy. An investigation in the natural sciences attempts to build on empirical evidence or observable, verifiable information.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of humanities would be literature, languages, philosophy, history, and theology. Other humanities-related fields are sometimes classified as fine arts: drama, music, or painting, for instance. These loose categories are not meant to be exhaustive of the humanities subject areas, but rather to give you a general idea of what type of writing you might be doing in these classes.

Note: MLA (Modern Language Association) documentation is commonly used as a style for citing sources in humanities-related essays.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of the natural sciences are biology, chemistry, physics, or astronomy. An investigation in the natural sciences attempts to build on empirical evidence or observable, verifiable information.

The Collins Writing Program provides a proven, unified, research-based writing program that can be used in all classrooms, in all subject areas, and at all grades K-12. It equips all teachers with writing strategies designed to help students understand and remember content like no other teaching technique.

The program is organized around Five Types of Writing and the outcomes expected for each. The Five Types of Writing assignments develop students’ essential writing and thinking skills in the context of their everyday classroom learning . The Five Types of Writing framework can be used strategically to meet the unique requirements of each content area whether they are:

The program is truly designed for real teachers working under real  conditions . It is not designed to turn all teachers into English teachers. Science, math, social studies, foreign language, career and technical education, and other teachers all have more than enough of their own content to cover. Rather, this program is designed to enable teachers to use writing in their content areas to help students achieve academically. Requiring students to regularly think on paper promotes learning.

Proposals: Applications  are due by Friday, March 31
Notification: Applicants will be notified by Friday, April 14
Faculty Workshop: May 8 and 9
Apply for Development Grant  
Writing Consultant Requests: We will send the call later in the spring. WAC pedagogy maintains that polished academic and professional writing comes from experience and advanced critical thinking, both of which can be achieved by using writing as a means of learning and by focusing on writing in the disciplines.

Description of Grant
The WAC program offers grants to support faculty who develop writing-intensive courses in the core and/or major. To acquire a writing intensive distinction, a course must be at the undergraduate level, allow significant opportunity for revision of student work, and take at least 40% of the course grade from writing assignments (including assignments such as papers, reports, in-class drafts, journals, blogs, essay exams, etc.).

● Applications from first-time applicants
● Applications from departments that are under-represented in the WAC program
● Applications for courses that don’t traditionally use writing as part of their course goals

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is eager to help you think about creative and effective ways to incorporate writing and speaking assignments into your courses at all levels and in all disciplines. The hundreds of pages of materials on this site offer a good place to start.

If you teach at UW-Madison, we would be happy to consult with you about ways to customize these materials and the pedagogical strategies they suggest. Click on “About Us” above to see some of the many ways we can help with your teaching. And please do not hesitate to contact us if you would like additional support.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of humanities would be literature, languages, philosophy, history, and theology. Other humanities-related fields are sometimes classified as fine arts: drama, music, or painting, for instance. These loose categories are not meant to be exhaustive of the humanities subject areas, but rather to give you a general idea of what type of writing you might be doing in these classes.

Note: MLA (Modern Language Association) documentation is commonly used as a style for citing sources in humanities-related essays.

Some subject areas that fall under the category of the natural sciences are biology, chemistry, physics, or astronomy. An investigation in the natural sciences attempts to build on empirical evidence or observable, verifiable information.

The Collins Writing Program provides a proven, unified, research-based writing program that can be used in all classrooms, in all subject areas, and at all grades K-12. It equips all teachers with writing strategies designed to help students understand and remember content like no other teaching technique.

The program is organized around Five Types of Writing and the outcomes expected for each. The Five Types of Writing assignments develop students’ essential writing and thinking skills in the context of their everyday classroom learning . The Five Types of Writing framework can be used strategically to meet the unique requirements of each content area whether they are:

The program is truly designed for real teachers working under real  conditions . It is not designed to turn all teachers into English teachers. Science, math, social studies, foreign language, career and technical education, and other teachers all have more than enough of their own content to cover. Rather, this program is designed to enable teachers to use writing in their content areas to help students achieve academically. Requiring students to regularly think on paper promotes learning.

Writing Across the Lines – A JKC Production


An Introduction to Writing Across the. - WAC Clearinghouse

Posted by 2018 article

416TT6jiLHL