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Celebrate National Day on Writing at IUP, Oct. 20

The IUP Writing Across theCurriculum program, Jones White Writing Center, Liberal Studies English program, and IUP-NCTE will host a celebration of the National Day on Writing on October 20, 2020, through all social media platforms. This year’s theme is #WhyIWrite and how writing is meaningful.

Posted on 10/14/2020 12:36:56 PM

WAC Faculty Workshop: Introduction to Writing to Learn

Join us Thursday, October 1, at 11:00 a.m. for “Introduction to Writing to Learn.” This workshop will show you how to implement quick, low-stakes writing into any classroom to help students improve their writing without increasing your workload.

Posted on 9/25/2020 12:16:41 PM

Fall 2020 Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops

The Writing Across the Curriculum program will offer several faculty workshops throughout the fall 2020 semester. All workshops will be conducted over Zoom.

Posted on 8/25/2020 1:52:34 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Undergraduate Writing Award

The Writing Across the Curriculum program issponsoring a $500 writing award for students enrolled in any department with a finalizedWAC Department Writing Plan. Writingsubmissions may be in any genre (type of writing) and must be from a course inwhich the student is majoring.

Posted on 11/19/2019 9:26:11 AM

IUP Celebrates National Day on Writing 2019

IUP students, faculty, and staff celebrated the 2019 NCTE National Day on Writing by creating a Writing Tips Tree, posted in Eicher Hall outside of the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center.

Posted on 11/7/2019 9:35:28 AM

Several Departments Complete Writing Plans

In recent months, the departments of Biology, English, ForeignLanguages, Journalism and Public Relations, Sociology, and Philosophy each completedtheir writing plans in consultation with the Writing Across the Curriculumprogram.

Posted on 4/5/2019 2:33:54 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop: Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing

If you want to assign more writing, but aren’t sure how you’ll have time to grade it, then this workshop is for you. We’ll talk about ungraded writing, random grading, rubrics and other types of feedback, and efficient methods of response.

Posted on 3/29/2019 1:26:11 PM

Siegel Finer (WAC Director) Presents at Butler County Community College Professional Day

On January 10, 2019, as part of the Butler County Community College Professional Development Day forfaculty, Bryna Siegel Finer, IUP director of Writing Across the Curriculum,presented on theories and practices of teaching WAC.

Posted on 1/16/2019 12:04:00 PM

Spring 2019 Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops

Spring 2019 faculty workshops include Introduction to Writing to Learn and Creating Effective Writing Assignments.

Posted on 12/5/2018 3:51:08 PM

Creating Effective Writing Assignments: Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop, November 6

Do your students seem to struggle with writing assignments? Come to the “Creating Effective Writing Assignments” WAC faculty workshop on Tuesday, November 6, to learn how to craft writing assignments that will help your students succeed.

Posted on 11/2/2018 2:23:42 PM

IUP Celebrates National Day on Writing

IUPstudents, faculty, and staff celebrated the National Day on Writing on October19, 2018, through social media posts that engaged with the National Council ofTeachers of English and thousands of others across the country.

Posted on 10/26/2018 10:55:38 AM

Celebrate the National Day on Writing through Social Media on October 19

Why do you write? All IUP students and faculty and staff members are invited to win prizes by using Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram throughout the day on October 19 to describe what writing means to them.

Posted on 10/14/2018 10:39:45 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop: “Introduction to Writing to Learn”

The WAC faculty workshop on Introduction to Writing to Learn is offered on Wednesday, October 10, 2018.

Posted on 10/4/2018 3:11:39 PM

Fall 2018 Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops

Do you want to give your students more practice with writing but don’t want to take up too much class time to do it? Do your students seem to struggle with writing assignments, and you want to help them succeed? Then come to one or both of these workshops.

Posted on 9/10/2018 3:44:43 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop: Introduction to Writing to Learn

Are you interested in learning more about writing to learn pedagogies? Are you interested in implementing writing to learn in your own classroom? Then the WAC “Getting More Bang for Your Buck An Introduction to Writing

Posted on 2/13/2018 8:21:52 AM

Spring 2018 Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops

During the spring 2018 semester, in addition to scheduled Writing Across the Curriculum workshops, workshops will be held on demand.

Posted on 1/18/2018 2:13:19 PM

McKinley and Siegel Finer Publish in WAC-GO Newsletter

Marissa McKinley and Bryna Siegel Finer published pieces in the October 2017 edition of the Writing Across the Curriculum Graduate Organization newsletter.

Posted on 10/17/2017 8:26:17 AM

National Day on Writing Carnival Set for Friday, October 20

On October 20, IUP Writing Across the Curriculum andthe Kathleen Jones White Writing Center will host the National Day onWriting Carnival in the first floor lobby of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building from11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Posted on 10/17/2017 8:24:40 AM

IUP Writing Carnival Featured by National Council of Teachers of English

The National Day on Writing Carnival will take place in the first floor lobby of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building on October 20. The event celebrates composition in all forms—from stories, poems, and letters to text messages, videos, and audio recordings—and demonstrates how writing is a vital part of our everyday lives.

Posted on 10/9/2017 3:22:03 PM

Save the Date! National Day on Writing Carnival, October 20

The National Day on Writing Carnival takes place on Friday, October 20, in the Humanities and Social Sciences Building, hosted by IUP Writing Across the Curriculum and the Writing Center. Students, faculty, and staff can engage with various campus organizations in writing-themed carnival activities.

Posted on 9/29/2017 12:02:55 PM

Liberal Studies Supports Teaching of Writing and Assessment

Ten participants from eight IUP departments completed the Teaching of Writing Workshop supported by Liberal Studies last week.

Posted on 5/25/2017 2:53:41 PM

McKinley Receives Teaching of Writing Award

Marissa McKinley, an instructor in the Department of English, is the first winner of the CTE/WAC Teaching of Writing Award.

Posted on 4/25/2017 11:16:03 AM

Spring 2017 WAC Newsletter Available Now

The spring 2017 edition of the Writing Across the Curriculum Newsletter is now available.

Posted on 2/17/2017 4:12:30 PM

Siegel Finer Invited to Consult on WAC at Morgan State University

Bryna Siegel Finer, IUP director of Writing Across the Curriculum, spent two days at Morgan State University in early January 2017 as a consultant to their School of Global Journalism and Communications.

Posted on 1/23/2017 9:46:04 AM

Palmquist Addresses University Community on Writing Across the Curriculum

On Thursday, November 9, the Writing Across the Curriculum program hosted a talk by Dr. Mike Palmquist, Associate Provost and University Distinguished Teaching Scholar at Colorado State University.

Posted on 11/30/2016 3:06:07 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop: Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing: Faster Response that Benefits You and Your Students

Do you want to assign more writing, but aren’t sure how you’ll have time to grade it? Then the “Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing Faster Response that Benefits You and Your Students” workshop is for you. Tuesday, November 15, or Wednesday, November 16.

Posted on 11/11/2016 11:19:34 AM

Palmquist to Address University Community on Writing Across the Curriculum

Join us on Wednesday, November 9, at 4:15 p.m. in the Humanities and Social Sciences building, room 126, to hear Mike Palmquist address the university community on Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC).

Posted on 11/1/2016 9:56:21 AM

National Day on Writing Carnival Set for Thursday, October 20

IUP Writing Across the Curriculum and the Kathleen Jones White Writing Center will host the National Day onWriting Carnival in the first floor lobby of the Humanities and Social Sciences Building from11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The carnival is free, and students, faculty, and staff canengage with various campus organizations in writing-themed carnivalactivities.

Posted on 10/17/2016 11:24:14 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshop: Creating Effective Writing Assignments

Do your students seem to struggle with writing assignments? Come to the “Creating Effective Writing Assignments” WAC faculty workshop on Friday, October 7, to learn how to craft writing assignments that will help your students succeed.

Posted on 10/3/2016 11:41:25 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops for Fall 2016

The Writing Across the Curriculum initiative at IUP will offer three fall workshops for fall 2016.

Posted on 8/22/2016 4:25:08 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Announces New Student Publications Resource

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program proudly announces a new resource: an online list of publications that accept submissions from student writers.

Posted on 4/27/2016 11:38:04 AM

Publishing Opportunities for Students

Did you write something this year that you’re proud of? Why not submit it to a student journal in your discipline? The Writing Across the Curriculum program is developing a list of journals that are seeking student writing in fields like political science, literature, and other general areas of student research.

Posted on 4/27/2016 11:34:23 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing

Do you want to assign more writing, but aren’t sure how you’ll have time to grade it? Then the “Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing: Faster Response that Benefits You and Your Students” workshop is for you!

Posted on 4/11/2016 11:37:49 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: Getting More Bang for Your Buck: An Introduction to Writing to Learn

Are you interested in learning more about writing-to-learn pedagogies? Are you interested in implementing writing-to-learn in your own classroom? Then this workshop on March 21 or 22 is for you.

Posted on 3/17/2016 2:56:51 PM

Punxsutawney Campus Participates in Unique Writing Across the Curriculum Initiative

Punxsutawney students,faculty, and staff are participating in a unique program in which writingjournals are used in classes across the campus as well as co-curricularly andin self-sponsored ways. This program may be the first in the nation topilot a first-year writing journal.

Posted on 2/11/2016 9:31:24 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: Creating Effective Writing Assignments

Do your students seem to struggle with writing assignments? Do you want to help them succeed? Then the WAC Creating Effective Writing Assignments workshop is for you!

Posted on 2/4/2016 9:01:32 AM

Workshop to Offer Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing

If you want to learn about various ways to grade or otherwise give feedback on student writing, this workshop is for you. Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing will be offered Wednesday, November 18, and Thursday, November 19.

Posted on 11/13/2015 1:24:52 PM

Prizes Awarded as Part of National Day on Writing Celebration

IUP Writing Across the Curriculum and the Jones WhiteWriting Center celebrated the National Day on Writing through Instagram. Students and faculty took pictures in theirfavorite writing spaces, with their favorite writing tools, and with theirfavorite writing collaborators.

Posted on 10/22/2015 3:09:24 PM

Wright Wins First Jones White Student Writing Award

The Writing Across the Curriculum Program and the Jones White Writing Center announce the winner of the first Jones White Student Writing Award: Amanda Wright, a Food and Nutrition senior

Posted on 10/19/2015 1:46:56 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: What’s Grammar Got to Do With It? Teaching Writing Without a Red Pen

Come to one of two workshops on October 20 and 21 on the practice of responding to student writing without your red pen.

Posted on 10/14/2015 9:37:40 AM

Celebrate National Day on Writing: Prizes Awarded on October 20

The IUP Writing Across the Curriculum program and the Jones White Writing Center invites you to take a selfie in your favorite writing space, with your favorite writing tools, or with your favorite writing collaborators; add a caption describing what writing means to you; and post it to Instagram.

Posted on 10/12/2015 3:51:52 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshop: Intro to Writing-to-Learn

If you want to give your students more practice with writing, but don’t want to take up too much class time to do it, consider attending one of two workshops next week on the practice of teaching Writing to Learn.

Posted on 9/21/2015 9:23:07 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Faculty Workshops for Fall 2015

The Writing Across the Curriculum initiative at IUP will offer three workshops for the fall 2015 semester.

Posted on 8/17/2015 10:52:54 AM

Faculty Workshop: Writing Essay Exam Prompts for Student Success

Learn how to create better essay exam prompts in conjunction with guest speaker Rachel Sternfeld, Department of Political Science, on Tuesday, April 7, or  Wednesday, April 8.

Posted on 4/3/2015 8:12:59 AM

Faculty Workshop Today: Teaching Writing in Larger Classes

Teaching writing in larger classes doesn’t necessarily mean extra grading. This Writing Across the Curriculum program on Wednesday, March 4, or Thursday, March 5, will show you how.

Posted on 3/3/2015 12:22:21 PM

Upcoming Faculty Workshop: Intro to Writing to Learn

Would you like to assign your students more writing? Consider attending one of two workshops this week on the practice of Writing-to-Learn.

Posted on 2/5/2015 1:41:16 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshops Scheduled for Faculty

The Writing Across the Curriculum initiative at IUP will offer three spring workshops designed to support faculty in teaching writing to their students in any course at the university.

Posted on 1/16/2015 11:12:04 AM

Siegel Finer to Review for New Writing Across the Curriculum Blog

Bryna Siegel Finer, director of IUP Writing Across the Curriculum, will serve as a reviewer for the new blog, the Writing Campus, edited by George Mason University.

Posted on 10/15/2014 9:38:40 AM

Workshops: Strategies for Efficiently Grading Student Writing

Instructors, do you want to assign more writing but aren't sure you’ll have time to grade it? This workshop is for you. October 8 or 9 in the IUP Writing Center.

Posted on 10/2/2014 2:56:21 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Teaching Circle Returns This Fall

All IUP faculty and TAs are invited to join upcoming Teaching Circles for a discussion of issues and ideas related to teaching writing in any course in the university curriculum.

Posted on 10/2/2014 2:41:58 PM

Science Writing Expert Leads Writing Across the Curriculum Colloquium

On September 17-18, Julie Reynolds,associate professor of biology at Duke University, came to IUP for a WritingAcross the Curriculum colloquium, sponsored by the College of NaturalSciences and Mathematics and the Liberal Studies Program.

Posted on 9/19/2014 1:26:35 PM

Workshops: Teach More Writing in Less Time in Any Class

Would you like to assign your students more writing? Consider attending one of two workshops on Tuesday and Wednesday of next week on the practice of Writing-to-Learn.

Posted on 9/4/2014 8:43:57 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Workshops for Instructors: Fall 2014

The Writing Across the Curriculum initiative at IUP will offer two workshops this fall designed to support faculty in teaching writing to their students in any course at the university.

Posted on 8/18/2014 11:13:57 AM

New Workshop Today! “Efficient Grading Strategies”

The Writing Across the Curriculum program at IUP is hosting an Efficient Grading Strategies Workshop today—just in time to help as you collect end-of-semester assignments!

Posted on 4/8/2014 2:58:03 PM

WAC Workshop: Approaching Plagiarism Positively

The Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program at IUP is hosting twoplagiarism workshops designed to help faculty motivate students not toplagiarize.

Posted on 3/10/2014 1:10:33 PM

Mathematics Partners with Writing Across the Curriculum Program to Better Support Students

The IUP Department of Mathematics has teamed up with the Writing Across the Curriculum (WAC) program to develop a customized writing plan for majors in their department tracks.

Posted on 2/28/2014 1:58:07 PM

Spring Writing Across the Curriculum Events Kick-Off

The spring semester of Writing Across the Curriculum events kicks off with the WAC Interdisciplinary Teaching Circle and the Introduction to Writing-to-Learn workshop on February 4 and 5.

Posted on 1/29/2014 11:31:10 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Events Announced for Spring 2014

Please mark your calendars for these opportunities to talk about the teaching of writing in the Spring 2014 semester.

Posted on 12/4/2013 11:53:36 AM

Celebrate the National Day on Writing at IUP

The IUP Writing Across the Curriculum program and the Writing Center will host a celebration of the National Day on Writing on October 21, 2013, from 12:00–2:00 p.m. in the library.

Posted on 10/10/2013 11:46:56 AM

Dept of Food and Nutrition Develops Writing Plan for Majors

The Department of Food and Nutrition is currently at workwith the Writing Across the Curriculum program to develop a customized writing plan for majors in their department tracks.

Posted on 10/8/2013 11:01:46 AM

Writing Across the Curriculum Website Now Live

The website lists resources for faculty, including workshop dates, teaching circle times, and other information for those interested in learning more about teaching writing in their courses.

Posted on 9/24/2013 10:20:11 AM

Fall Workshops: Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum

The Writing Across the Curriculum initiative at IUP will offer two workshops this Fall designed to support faculty in teaching writing to their students in any course at the university.

Posted on 8/2/2013 4:33:52 PM

Writing Across the Curriculum Teaching Circle, Fall 2013

A group of interdisciplinary faculty will meet monthly during Fall 2013 to discuss issues and ideas in teaching Writing Across the Curriculum.

Posted on 8/2/2013 4:31:19 PM

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