Readings on WAC
Available to Hunter Faculty through the WAC Program
Request copies from Dennis Paoli at firstname.lastname@example.org, or ext. 4014
or Prof. Trudy Smoke at email@example.com, ext. 5742
Langer, Judith A. "Speaking of Knowing: Conceptions of Understanding in Academic
Disciplines." Writing, Teaching, and Learning in the Disciplines. Ed. Anne
Herrington and Charles Moran. New York: The Modern Language Association of
America, 1992. 69-85.
Rose, Mike. "The Language of Exclusion: Writing Instruction at the University." Cross-
Talk in Comp Theory: A Reader. Ed. Victor Villanueva, Jr. Urbana: NCTE,
Russell, David R. "American Origins of the Writing-across-the-Curriculum Movement."
Landmark Essays on Writing Across the Curriculum. Ed. Charles Bazerman and
Russell. Davis: Hermagoras Press, 1994. 3-22.
---, ed. "The Writing-Across-the-Curriculum Movement, 1970-1999." Writing in the
Academic Disciplines, 1870-1990: A Curricular History. By Russell.
Carbondale: Southern Illinois UP, 2002. 271-307.
Townsend, Martha. "Writing Across the Curriculum." English Studies and Language
Arts. Ed. Alan C. Purves, Linda Papa, and Sarah Jordan. New York: NCTE,
Anderson, Worth, Cynthia Best, Alycia Black, John Hurst, Brandt Miller, and Susan
Miller. "Cross-Curricular Underlife: A Collaborative Report on Ways with
Academic Words." College Composition and Communication 41.1 (1990): 13-
Lester, Nancy, Corinne Bertram, Gregory Erickson, Ernie Lee, Abraham Tchako, Kacy
D. Wiggins, and James Wilson. "Writing Across the Curriculum: A College
Snapshot." Urban Education 38.1 (2003): 5-34
Perl, Sondra. "Early Work on Composing: Lessons and Illuminations." History,
Reflection, and Narrative: The Professionalization of Composition. Ed. M.
Roesner, B. Boehm, and D. Journet. Stamford: Ablex, 1999. 83-97.
Assignment Design (Including Drafts and Portfolios)
Elbow, Peter. "High Stakes and Low Stakes in Assigning and Responding to Writing."
New Directions for Teaching and Learning 69 (1997): 5-13.
Maimon, Elaine P. "Cultivating the Prose Garden." Phi Delta Kappan (1988): 734-39.
Fathman, Ann K., and Elizabeth Whalley. "Teacher Response to Student Writing: Focus
on Form Versus Content." Second Language Writing: Research Insight for the
Classroom. Ed. Barbara Kroll. New York: Cambridge UP, 1990. 178-190.
Hartwell, Patricia. "Grammar, Grammars, and the Teaching of Grammar." College
English 47.2 (1985): 105-127.
Sommers, Nancy. "Responding to Student Writing." College Composition and
Communication 33.2 (1982): 148-156.
Sweeney, Marilyn Ruth. "Relating Revision Skills to Teacher Commentary." TETYC
ESL and ESD
Coleman, Charles F. "Our Students Write With Accents-Oral Paradigms for ESD
Students." College Composition and Communication 48.4 (1997): 486-500.
Johns, Ann M. "ESL Students and WAC Programs: Varied Populations and Diverse
Needs." WAC For the New Millennium. Ed. Susan H. McLeod, Eric Miraglia,
Margot Soven, and Christopher Thaiss. Urbana: NCTE, 2001. 141-164.
Zamel, Vivian. "Strangers in Academia: The Experiences of Faculty and ESL Students
Across the Curriculum." College Composition and Communication 46.4 (1995):
---. "Responding to Student Writing." TESOL Quarterly 19.1 (1985): 79-101.