Writing Across the Disciplines by Toby Fulwiler, Art Young
Writing Across the Disciplines

Writing Across the Disciplines

By Edited by Toby Fulwiler, Edited by Art Young

Writing should be the business of the entire school community. This was the principle behind Michigan Tech's influential writing-across-the-curriculum program, which from 1977 to 1984 involved 250 faculty from virtually every discipline in fourteen intensive writing workshops.

What have been its measurable effects on both faculty and students? What are the implications for other teaching communities? What are the implications for individuals within and without English and humanities departments? Young and Fulwiler bring together eighteen essays from participants and program staff that address...

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Writing should be the business of the entire school community. This was the principle behind Michigan Tech's influential writing-across-the-curriculum program, which from 1977 to 1984 involved 250 faculty from virtually every discipline in fourteen intensive writing workshops.

What have been its measurable effects on both faculty and students? What are the implications for other teaching communities? What are the implications for individuals within and without English and humanities departments? Young and Fulwiler bring together eighteen essays from participants and program staff that address these questions from different perspectives and with a variety of evaluative techniques.

Contents

Contents:
I.
Writing Across the Disciplines: Community and Purpose II. Evaluation: Assumptions and Discoveries III. Research on Writing and Learning IV. Writing in the Disciplines: Problems and Perspectives