Recources For Writing Instructors

WAC supports writing instructors with frequent workshops, presentations, and materials. In 2004-2005, we will continue the series of workshops on responding to student writing. However, if you have ideas for additional WAC workshops, we’re all ears!

Below, you will find assignments and assessments that other writing instructors have shared. Feel free to to use them as you develop your own materials. If you have WAC-related classroom materials (writing prompts, assignments, rubrics, and so on) that you would like to share with your colleagues, please send them.

Recent WAC Workshop Offerings:

Classroom Materials:

  • Rubric EN1200 Composition (“Internet Research Paper”) (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Angela Ricciardi, English
  • Rubric EN1200 Composition (“Checkmark Rubric”) (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Angela Ricciardi, English
  • Rubric EN1200 Composition (“Words Only”) (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Angela Ricciardi, English
  • Rubric EN1300 Introduction to Literature (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Gaye Gould, English
  • Rubric EN3120 Advanced Composition (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Scott Coykendall, English
  • Rubric EN3770 Modern English Grammar (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Gaye Gould, English
  • Writing Guide & Grading Scheme for Postgrads (PDF) (Microsoft Word) Gaye Gould, English

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¡Bienvenidos a Cuba!

PSU professor and her students discover the challenges and joys of visiting Cuba » Political science professor Filiz Otucu Ruhm always dreamed of going to Cuba. In fact, she planned on visiting the island more than a decade ago. “The social scientist in me wanted to observe Castro’s Cuba, then go back after Castro, and […]

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Helping to Heal Broken Hearts

PSU researcher hopes to improve cardiovascular patients’ long-term outcomes » A broken heart and a heart attack may not have very much in common, but they’re both painful in their own way, and both can leave scars. Unlike the scars that follow heartbreak, scars following heart attack don’t fade with time, and they often prove […]

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From Korea with Gratitude

When Dan Lee stepped off the plane in California back in 1990, the 20-year-old South Korean émigré was seeking the American dream. After earning an advanced degree in economics, he accepted a job offer at PSU, believing the small-town New England setting would be a good place to raise his young family. As an associate […]